Movement etymology


English word movement comes from Proto-Indo-European *mu-

Etymology of movement

Detailed word origin of movement

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*mu- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
moveo Latin (lat) (of plants) I put forth. I arouse, excite, promote, produce. I begin, commence, undertake. I disturb, shake, remove. I excite, inspire. I exert, exercise. I move, stir, set in motion. I present or offer (an oblation or gift). I trouble, concern, torment (someone).
movimentum Malayalam (mal)
movement Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Movement.
movement English (en) (aviation) An instance of an aircraft taking off or landing.. (baseball) The deviation of a pitch from ballistic flight.. (engineering) A system or mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion, such as the wheelwork of a watch.. (obsolete) Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.. (music) A large division of a larger composition.. A trend in various [...]

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