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Etymology of the English word change

the English word change
derived from the Old French word changer
derived from the Latin word cambiare (change; exchange, barter)
derived from the Late Latin word cambire (exchange, barter)
derived from the Old French word changier
derived from the Late Latin word cambire (exchange, barter)
derived from the Norman French word chaunger
derived from the Latin word cambiare (change; exchange, barter)
derived from the Late Latin word cambire (exchange, barter)

Date

The earliest known usage of change in English dates from the 13th century.

Derivations in English

changeful, changeless, changeling, changemaker, changeroom, changeover, changer, changed, changing

Cognates

French changer, Italian cambiare, Proven├žal cambiar, Spanish cambiar

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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