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Etymology of the English word critical

the English word critical
derived from the English word critic
derived from the Vulgar Latin word criticus (critical; decisive; literary critic)
derived from the Greek word kritikos, κριτικός (decisive ('critical'); discriminative)
derived from the Greek word krites, κριτής (a judge (genitive case or specially))
derived from the Greek word krinein, κρίνω (to separate)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *krei-
derived from the Greek word come
derived from the Greek word krinein, κρίνω (to separate)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *krei-
derived from the Latin word critic
derived from the Greek word kritikos, κριτικός (decisive ('critical'); discriminative)
derived from the Greek word krites, κριτής (a judge (genitive case or specially))
derived from the Greek word krinein, κρίνω (to separate)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *krei-
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis

Derivations in English

acritical, hypercritical, overcritical, precritical, subcritical, supercritical, ultracritical, uncritical

Cognates

Dutch kritisch, French critique, German kritisch, German Kritik, Italian critica, Lithuanian kritika, Norwegian kritisk, Polish krytyka, Russian критика, Swedish kritisk, Yiddish kritik

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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