It's Greek to Me

The following English words, listed alphabetically, are of Greek origin. Click each word to discover more about how the Greek language played a role in their development.

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A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

--A--

AESTHETIC
ANTHROPOLOGY
ARCHAEOLOGY
ARCTIC

--B--

BIBLE

--C--

CARDIOLOGY
CYNIC

--D--

DEMOCRACY

--E--

ECCLESIASTICAL
EXODUS

--F--

FANTASY

--G--

GEOGRAPHY

--H--

HARMONY
HEMOGLOBIN

--I--

IOTA

--J--

JESUS

--K--

KALEIDOSCOPE

--L--

LETHARGY

--M--

MAGNET
MANIA
MELANCHOLY

--N--

NANOGRAM

--O--

OCTOPUS

--P--

PATHOLOGY
PLANET
PLASTIC
PYROTECHNIC

--Q--

 

--R--

RHINOCEROUS

 

--S--

SCHIZOPHRENIA
SYMPHONY

--T--

TECHNOLOGY
THEOLOGY
THERAPY
THESPIAN
TRAUMA

--U--

 

--V--

 

--W--

 

--X--

XYLOPHONE

--Y--

 

--Z--

ZOO