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:

Pat Hatt said...

All are similar with this one

RO said...

Everything ties together. Hugs...RO

Debra She Who Seeks said...

A logical progression!

Christine said...

Interesting!

Sandra Cox said...

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

Kirk said...

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

Mary Kirkland said...

That seems to make sense. Interesting to know.

Martha said...

Word origins are always interesting.