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Etymology of the French word bibliothèque

the French word bibliothèque
derived from the Latin word bibliotheca (library)
derived from the Greek word bibliotheke, βιβλιοθήκη
derived from the Greek word biblion, βιβλίον (a roll)
derived from the Greek word biblos, βίβλος (properly, the inner bark of the papyrus plant; a sheet or scroll of writing)
derived from the Greek word Bublos
derived from the Greek word theke, θήκη (a receptacle; scabbard)
derived from the Greek word tithemi, τίϑημι
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *dhē-

Date

The earliest known usage of bibliothèque in French dates from the 15th century.

Derivations in French

bibliobus, bibliothéconomie

Derivations in other languages

Romanian bibliotecă

Cognates

Dutch biblotheek, German Bibliothek, Italian biblioteca, Latin bibliotheca, Lithuanian biblioteka, Norwegian bibliotek, Polish biblioteka, Russian библиотека, Swedish bibliotek



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