сервер etymology

Russian word сервер comes from English serve

Detailed word origin of сервер

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
serve English (eng) (intransitive) To be a servant or worker; to perform the duties of a servant or employee; to render service. [from 14thc.]. (intransitive) To be in military service. [from 16thc.]. (intransitive) To have a given use or purpose; to function for something or to do something. [from 14thc.]. (intransitive) To usefully take the place as, instead of something else. [from 14thc.]. (nautical) To [...]
server English (eng) (computing) A computer dedicated to running such programs.. (computing) A program that provides services to other programs or devices, either in the same computer or over a computer network.. A tray for dishes; a salver.. One who serves; a waitress or waiter.
сервер Russian (rus) (computing) server (a computer or a program which provides services to other programs or users).

Words with the same origin as сервер

Descendants of serve
сервис