Physics etymology


English word physics comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰuHyéti (To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.)

Etymology of physics

Detailed word origin of physics

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine)
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*bʰuHyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine) To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.
φύω Ancient Greek (grc)
φύσις Ancient Greek (grc)
φυσική Ancient Greek (grc)
physics English (en) The branch of science concerned with the study of the properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy.. The physical aspects of a phenomenon or a system, especially those studied scientifically.

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