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Etymology of the English word marriage

the English word marriage
derived from the Old French word mariage
derived from the Old French word marier
derived from the Latin word maritare (marry, give in marriage)
derived from the Latin word maritus (husband, married man; lover; nuptial; of marriage; married)
derived from the Latin word mas (male; male; masculine, of the male sex)

Date

The earliest known usage of marriage in English dates from the 13th century.

Derivations in English

intermarriage, marriageable, mismarriage

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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