"Η καριέρα"

Translation:The career

March 8, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/NezihD
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I wonder if career comes from Greek καριἐρα or, vise versa?

March 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kirakrakra

καριέρα is not a Greek word but borrowed from It. carriera < La. carraria/ road for vehicles from as Jaye says Proto-Indo-European kers/ to run

The Greek word is σταδιοδρομία < ancient Gr. σταδιοδρομώ = * στάδιο/ stadion + δρομώ/ to run (in competion on a stadion)

August 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

It comes from "*kers- Proto-Indo-European root meaning 'to run.'"

https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=career

March 8, 2018
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