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The origin of the word telephone

The term telephone was adopted into the vocabulary of many languages. It is derived from the Greek: τῆλε, tēle, “far” and φωνή, phōnē, “voice”,…
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The origin of the word:physics

The word ‘Physics‘ comes from the Greek Word for ‘Nature’ (written as ‘φύση‘). Origin: late 15th century (denoting natural science in general, especially the…
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The word orthopedic

The word orthopedic comes from the Greek ορθός orthos meaning “straight, correct” and  παιδεία paideia meaning “rearing of children.” The term was originally used for…
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The word character

Character can be traced back to the Greek χαράσσειν meaning “to sharpen, cut in furrows, or engrave.” This word gave the Greeks χαρακτήρ,…