Circa etymology


Latin word circa comes from Latin circus

Etymology of circa

Detailed word origin of circa

Dictionary entry Language Definition
circus Latin (lat) A circular line or orbit; circle, ring. A racecourse or space where games are held, especially one that is round. The spectators in a circus; a circus.
circum Latin (lat) About, around, near. Nearby, at, in the neighbourhood of. Through, among, to About, around. In a circle, all around, on both sides.
circa Latin (lat) Around; about Around; near; about. Regarding, concerning.