Formula etymology


English word formula comes from Ancient Greek -μορφία, Middle French fourme (Form; shape.), Ancient Greek μόρφα, Ancient Greek μόρφη

Etymology of formula

Detailed word origin of formula

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-μορφία Ancient Greek (grc)
fourme Middle French (frm) Form; shape.
μόρφα Ancient Greek (grc)
μόρφη Ancient Greek (grc)
forma Latin (lat) A map. Appearance. Beauty. Shape; figure; form.
forme French (fr) Form. Shape (geometrical representation). Shape (physical appearance).
formula Latin (lat) (fine) form; beauty. Form, rule, method, formula. Lawsuit, action. Pattern, mould; paradigm. Shape, outline.
formula English (en) (chemistry) A symbolic expression of the structure of a compound.. (logic) A syntactic expression of a proposition, built up from quantifiers, logical connectives, variables, relation and operation symbols, and, depending on the type of logic, possibly other operators such as modal, temporal, deontic or epistemic ones.. (mathematics) Any mathematical rule expressed symbolically.. A [...]

Words with the same origin as formula

Descendants of -μορφία

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