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Word Origins

Who hasn't wondered where our words come from? Words from other languages have reached English in many different ways. See how many you can figure out.


 

Quiz ID:#18770
Fun:*** (2.46)
Difficulty:*** (2.2)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



#1   The word "salary" originated with _____.






#2   The word "curfew" originated with _____.






#3   The word "gossip" originated with _____.






#4   The words "yawn" and "chaos" are related in their origin.




#5   The word "ketchup" originated with _____.






#6   The word "planet" originated with _____.






#7   The words "orange" and "citrus" are related in their origin.




#8   The word "ballot" originated with _____.






#9   The word "hazard" originated with _____.






#10   The word "appendix" originated with _____.






 

 


   



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