System etymology


English word system comes from Ancient Greek ἵστημι, Ancient Greek σύν, and later Latin systema (Harmony. System.)

Etymology of system

Detailed word origin of system

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ἵστημι Ancient Greek (grc)
σύν Ancient Greek (grc)
σύστημα Ancient Greek (grc)
systema Latin (lat) Harmony. System.
system English (en) (computing) The set of hardware and software operating in a computer.. (derogatory, with "the") The mainstream culture, controlled by the elites or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.. (mathematics) A set of equations involving the same variables, which are to be solved simultaneously.. (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a [...]

Words with the same origin as system

Descendants of ἵστημι

ecosystem ecstasy