Summary etymology


English word summary comes from Latin super, and later Latin summus (Highest, greatest, the most high.)

Etymology of summary

Detailed word origin of summary

Dictionary entry Language Definition
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
summus Latin (lat) Highest, greatest, the most high.
summarius Malayalam (mal)
summary English (en) (legal) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.. Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form. Performed speedily and without formal ceremony. An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

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