- origin[origin 词源字典]
- origin:  Etymologically, origin denotes literally an ‘arising’. The word was borrowed from Latin orīgō ‘source’, a derivative of the verb orīrī ‘rise’. This also produced English abort  (etymologically ‘be born badly’) and orient.
=> abort, orient[origin etymology, origin origin, 英语词源]
- origin (n.)
- c. 1400, "ancestry, race," from Old French origine "origin, race," and directly from Latin originem (nominative origo) "a rise, commencement, beginning, source; descent, lineage, birth," from stem of oriri "to rise, become visible, appear" (see orchestra).