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1. Etymology of the English word copper

the English word copper
derived from the English word coper
using the English suffix -er
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *-arjaz
using the Latin suffix -arius (-ar)
derived from the Late Latin word cuprum
derived from the Latin word Cyprium aes
derived from the Latin word Cyprius (Cypiran, inhabitant of Cyprus; Cyprian, of, belonging to Cyprus)
derived from the Greek word kuprios
derived from the Latin word Cyprium
derived from the English word cope
derived from the English word copen
derived from the Old French word couper
derived from the French word coup
derived from the Old French word colp
derived from the Latin word colpus
derived from the Greek word kolpos, κόλπος (the bosom; by analogy, a bay)
derived from the Classical Latin word colaphus (blow with fist; buffet, cuff)
derived from the Greek word kolaphos, κόλαφος
derived from the Greek word kolophos
derived from the Latin root *colpare
derived from the Latin word colpus
derived from the Greek word kolpos, κόλπος (the bosom; by analogy, a bay)
derived from the Classical Latin word colaphus (blow with fist; buffet, cuff)
derived from the Greek word kolaphos, κόλαφος
derived from the Greek word kolophos

Derivations in English

copperplate, coppertone, coppery, copperhead, coppersmith, coppered, coppering

Derivations in other languages

Yoruba kọbọ

Cognates

Dutch koper, French cuivre, German Kupfer, Icelandic kopar, Norwegian kobber, Swedish koppar

Usage

Word found in Modern English

2. Etymology of the English word copper

derived from the English word copper
using the English suffix -er
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *-arjaz
using the Latin suffix -arius (-ar)

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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