Stable etymology


English word stable comes from Latin sto, Latin -bilis

Etymology of stable

Detailed word origin of stable

Dictionary entry Language Definition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
-bilis Latin (lat) -(a)ble; used to form an adjective, usually from a verb, indicating a capacity or worth of being acted upon.
stabulum Latin (lat) Brothel. Dwelling, habitation. Hut. Stall, stable. Tavern, public house, hostelry.
stabilis Latin (lat) Enduring, durable, unwavering, lasting, established, stable.. That stands firm; firm, steadfast, steady, sure, stable, stationary.
*stabula Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
estable Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Stable (place for keeping animals) Stable (relatively unchanging).
stable English (en) (Scotland) A set of advocates; a barristers' chambers.. (metonymy) All the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner.. A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) animals with hoofs, especially horses.. An organization of sumo wrestlers who live and train together. (rail transport, transitive) to park (a rail vehicle). [...]

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