Etymology, Romanian, Prelegere

Etymology Borrowed from Latin praelegere, from praelego, from prae- (“before”) +‎ legō (“read”). Noun prelegere f (plural prelegeri) lecture, conference Declension of prelegere singular plural indefinite articulation definite articulation indefinite articulation definite articulation nominative/accusative (o) prelegere prelegerea (niște) prelegeri prelegerile genitive/dative (unei) prelegeri prelegerii (unor) prelegeri prelegerilor vocative…

Etymology, Welsh, Canu

Etymology From Proto-Brythonic *kėnɨd, from Proto-Celtic *kaneti, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-. Equivalent to cân (“song”) +‎ -u. Pronunciation (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkanɨ̞/ (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkaːni/, /ˈkani/ Rhymes: -anɨ Verb canu (first-person singular present canaf) to sing to intone, chant to state, say to produce musical sounds (of instrument); to play or perform (on instrument) to compose poetry, celebrate in song

Etymology, English, Ottawa

Etymology Said to be from Ojibwe odaawaa (“traders”)/ᐅᑡᐙ. Pronunciation[edit] (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɒtəwə/ (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɑtəwə/, /ˈɑtəˌwɑ/ Proper noun Ottawa An Algonquian people closely related to the Ojibwe; also spelt Ottowa. The Ottawa dialect of Ojibwe; also spelt Odawa or Odaawaa. A city in Ontario, Canada; capital city of Canada.…

Etymology, English, War

Etymology From Middle English werre, from Late Old English werre, wyrre (“armed conflict”) from Old Northern French werre (compare Old French guerre, whence modern French guerre), from Medieval Latin werra, from Frankish *werru (“confusion; quarrel”), from Proto-Indo-European *wers- (“to mix up, confuse, beat, thresh”). Displaced native Old English ġewinn. Akin to Old High German werra (“confusion, strife,…