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Etymology of the English word bowling

the English word bowling
using the English suffix -ing
derived from the Greek word boule, βουλή (volition; (objectively) advice, or purpose; volition; advice, or purpose)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *gʷelə-
derived from the English word bowl
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *bul-
derived from the English word bowl
derived from the Old French word boule
derived from the Latin word bulla (a bubble; Papal bull; Papal document; stamped lead seal of Papal document; bubble; boss, knob)

Derivations in other languages

French bowling, Italian bowling, Romanian bowling

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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