These Are the Latin Words You Use Every Day Without Knowing It
Don’t call Latin a dead language—chances are you speak it all the time.
The Latin Origin of “Audio”
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The Latin Origin of “Doctor”
How can someone be a doctor of philosophy? Because “doctor” means “teacher” in Latin.
The Latin Origin of “Exit”
In Latin, the verb exire means “to go out.” So “exit” means “he/she/it goes out.” As with so many words, we can partly thank Shakespeare for bringing “exit” to English, via the celebrated stage direction in A Winter’s Tale: “Exit, pursued by a bear.”
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The Latin Origin of “Minus”
Latin is as simple as four minus two equals two. Seriously: “minus” means “less” in Latin.