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Etymology of the English word graphic

the English word graphic
derived from the Latin word graphicus (worthy of painting, perfect of kind; exquisite)
derived from the Greek word graphikos, γραφικός
derived from the Greek word graphe, γραφή (a document; holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it))
derived from the Greek word graphein, γράφω (to draw)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *gerbh-
derived from the Latin word graphic
derived from the Greek word graphikos, γραφικός
derived from the Greek word graphe, γραφή (a document; holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it))
derived from the Greek word graphein, γράφω (to draw)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *gerbh-

Date

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

Derivations in English

stylographic, graphics, graphicacy

Cognates

Dutch grafiek, English graphics, French graphique, German Graphik, Italian grafica, Lithuanian grafika, Norwegian grafikk, Russian гpaфикa, Swedish grafik

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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