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Etymology of the English word computer

the English word computer
derived from the English word compute
derived from the Latin word computare (reckon, compute, calculate)
derived from the Latin word putare (think, believe, suppose)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *pau-

Derivations in English

transputer, computerate, computerese, computerist, computerize, microcomputer, minicomputer, supercomputer

Derivations in other languages

Italian computer, Italian computerizzare, Italian microcomputer, Italian minicomputer, Romanian computer

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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