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Word Origins 2

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:#19417
Fun:*** (2.59)
Difficulty:** (1.91)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



#1   The word "trivia" originated with _____.





#2   The word "avocado" originated with _____.





#3   The word "malaria" originated with _____.





#4   The words "search" and "circus" are related in their origins.




#5   The word "escape" originated with _____.





#6   The word "quarantine" originated with _____.





#7   The words "husband" and "wife" are related in their origins.




#8   The chess term "checkmate" originated with _____.





#9   The word "pedigree" originated with _____.





#10   The word "goodbye" originated with _____.





 

 


   



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