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Etymology of the English word season

the English word season
derived from the French word saison
derived from the Old French word seson
derived from the Latin word satio (sowing, planting; field)
derived from the Latin word satus (sprung; native)
derived from the Latin word serere (to plant; sow, plant; strew; wreath; join, entwine)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *se-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ser-
derived from the Old French word seison
derived from the Latin word satio (sowing, planting; field)
derived from the Latin word satus (sprung; native)
derived from the Latin word serere (to plant; sow, plant; strew; wreath; join, entwine)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *se-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ser-

Date

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

Derivations in English

seasonal, seasoning, seasonable, seasoned

Derivations in other languages

Italian season

Cognates

Dutch seizoen, French saison, German Saison, Lithuanian sezonas, Norwegian sesong, Polish sezon, Russian ceзoн, Spanish sazon, Swedish säsong

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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