Thursday, January 31, 2019

Fact of the Day: Latin Mirror

The English word mirror came via Old French word mirour. But the French word came from the Latin word mirare which meant "look at". 

8 comments:

  1. Everything ties together. Hugs...RO

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  2. Look at is certainly apropos.
    YOU have a great one.

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  3. I believe French as a whole is derived from Latin, hence a "romance language" (romance = Roman Empire.)

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  4. That seems to make sense. Interesting to know.

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  5. Word origins are always interesting.

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