The Wide World of Word Origins

Where in the World Did These Words Come From?

Calling all etymologists! Do you think most English words have Greek and Latin roots? You’ll eat your words when you explore this collection of vocabulary derived from languages including Yiddish, Arabic, Hindi, and more.
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