Telegram etymology


English word telegram comes from English -gram (Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.), English tele-

Etymology of telegram

Detailed word origin of telegram

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-gram English (en) Something written, drawn or otherwise recorded.
tele- English (en) Over a distance. Telegraph. Telephone. Teleport. Television.
telegram English (en) To send a telegram. A message transmitted by telegraph.

Words with the same origin as telegram

Descendants of -gram

sonic sound sounding

Descendants of tele-

radio television