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DENSE, DENSITY

Posted by Johannes on 10 August 2008

Etymology of dense

The adj dense derives from the Latin densus (dense), which derives from the Greek adj δασύς (dasys; dense).
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From the same root: density
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In modern Greek.
α) δασύς: dense, thick [dasys]
β) δασύτητα: density, denseness [dasytita]
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Το επίθετο dense (πυκνός) προέρχεται από το Λατινικό densus (dense), το οποίο με τη σειρά του προέκυψε από το Ελληνικό δασύς.
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δασύς (dasys) –> dasus –> desus –> densus
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