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Etymology of the English word role

the English word role
derived from the Old French word role
derived from the Latin word rotula
derived from the Latin word rota (wheel)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ret-
derived from the French word rôle
derived from the Old French word rolle
derived from the Latin word rotula
derived from the Latin word rota (wheel)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ret-
derived from the French word rollier
derived from the Late Latin word rotulus
derived from the Latin word rota (wheel)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ret-

Date

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

Cognates

Catalan rotllo, Catalan rotolar, Dutch rol, Dutch rollen, English roll, French rôle, French rouler, French rouleau, German Rolle, German rollen, Icelandic rúlla, Italian rotolo, Italian rotolare, Italian rullare, Lithuanian role, Norwegian rulle, Portuguese rolo, Portuguese rolar, Provençal rolle, Provençal rolar, Russian poль, Spanish rollar, Spanish rollo, Swedish rulle, Swedish rulla

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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