Egal etymology


German word egal comes from Latin aequus (Calm. Equal. Fair, impartial. Just. Level, even.), Latin -alis, Latin oculum

Etymology of egal

Detailed word origin of egal

Dictionary entry Language Definition
aequus Latin (lat) Calm. Equal. Fair, impartial. Just. Level, even.
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
oculum Latin (lat)
aequo Latin (lat) I become equal with.. I compare; I place on equal footing with.. I make equal to something else.. I make fair or right.. I make level or smooth.
oclus Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) ("eye").
oclus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
aequalem Latin (lat)
ueil Old French (fro) (anatomy) eye.
igal Old French (fro) Equal.
égal French (fr) Equal.
egal German (de) (dated, still used by some older speakers) the same, matching, alike. (usually predicative only) all the same, unimportant No matter.