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Etymology of the English word encourage

the English word encourage
derived from the Old French word encoragier
derived from the French word en-
using the Latin prefix in- (suffix for no)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ne (not)
derived from the Old French word panne
derived from the Old French word penne
derived from the Latin word penna (feather; pinna, feather; feather; feather, wing)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *pet-
derived from the Classical Latin word pinna (feather; feather; wing; fin; lobe)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *pet-
derived from the Latin word patena
derived from the Greek word pathne
derived from the Greek word phatne, φάτνη (a crib (for fodder))
derived from the French word panna
using the French suffix -on
derived from the French word électron
derived from the English word electron
derived from the English word electric
derived from the Latin word electricus (electric)
derived from the Latin word electrum (electrum; amber; electron)
derived from the Greek word elektron, ἤλεκτρον (amber)
using the English suffix -on
derived from the Greek word elektron, ἤλεκτρον (amber)

Derivations in English

encouragement, encouraged, encouraging

Usage

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