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Etymology of the English word currency

the English word currency
derived from the Medieval Latin word currentia
derived from the Latin word currens (current)
derived from the Medieval Latin word currere (run, trot, gallop)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kers-
derived from the Old French word corant
derived from the Old French word courre
derived from the Medieval Latin word currere (run, trot, gallop)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kers-

Date

The earliest known usage of currency in English dates from the 17th century.

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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