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Word Origins 3

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:#27373
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Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:MarcM1098Aca*****




#1   The word "worm" originated with _____.

#2   The origins of "sinister" and "dexterity" are opposite in meaning.

#3   The word "noon" originated with _____.

#4   This explosive word is directly related to the pomegranate.

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#5   The word "pavilion" originated with _____.

#6   The word "alarm" originated with _____.

#7   The words "friend" and "enemy" are related in their origins.

#8   The word "umpire" originated with _____.

#9   The word "karaoke" originated with Japanese words meaning...

#10   The word "barricade" originated with _____.





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