Award etymology


English word award comes from Latin de, Malayalam wardare, Latin guardare

Etymology of award

Detailed word origin of award

Dictionary entry Language Definition
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
wardare Malayalam (mal)
guardare Latin (lat)
exwardare Malayalam (mal)
awarder Anglo-Norman (xno)
awarden Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
award English (en) (intransitive) To determine; to make or grant an award.. (transitive) to give an award (prize) for merit. (transitive, legal) To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge (Australia, NZ, industrial relations) A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.. [...]

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