Personal etymology


English word personal comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) personel

Etymology of personal

Detailed word origin of personal

Dictionary entry Language Definition
personel Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (grammar) personal. Personal (relating to or belong to a specific person).
personel Anglo-Norman (xno)
personele Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
personal English (en) (grammar) Denoting a person.. Done in person; without the intervention of another.. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal.. Relating to an [...]