Series etymology


English word series comes from Proto-Indo-European *ser-, Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-, Latin satum, and later Proto-Italic *serō (Join, bind, link.)

Etymology of series

Detailed word origin of series

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*ser- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to flow, run, watch over, protect, to bind, put together, to flow, stream, flow, stream, to watch over, protect, to put in line, in sequence, to tie, to assemble, to arrange, tack, tie, unite
*seh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to sow, plant, to sow
satum Latin (lat)
*serō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Join, bind, link.
*sizō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Sow, plant.
serus Latin (lat) Late, too late. Slow, tardy.
series Latin (lat) A chain. A row. A series. A succession.
series English (en) (broadcasting, US, Canada) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals. (commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.. (cricket, baseball) A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.. (mathematics) The sequence of partial sums \sum_{i=1}^n{a_i} of a given sequence [...]

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