Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Fact of the Day: Latin Castle

The English word castle is derived (through various forms of French) from the Latin word castrum which means "fort".  

7 comments:

WILLIE...! =(^..^)= said...

Looks a bit like Dracula's castle that...!
Lovely! Love to live in a place like that..! :).

'Castrum' sounds like what they do to animals
to stop them breeding! Pity they don't do it to
some people to...! HeHe! :).

Bob Bushell said...

Castrum, thanks Adam.

Pat Hatt said...

Sure one big arse forts

RO said...

Strange word(lol), but I love the dignity and splendor of castles. Hugs...RO

Christine said...

Really, and love the photo.

Martha said...

That's a very impressive one in the photo you shared.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Cool!