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Etymology of the English word survival

the English word survival
derived from the English word survive
derived from the Old French word sourvivre
derived from the Latin word supervivere (survive, outlive)
derived from the Latin word vivere (be alive, live; survive)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *gʷei- (to live)
using the Medieval Latin prefix super-
derived from the Classical Latin word super (above)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *uper
using the English suffix -al

Derivations in English

survivalist

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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