Übersetzung von “origin” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countable-uncountableorigin /ˈɔrɪdʒɪn, ˈɒr-/
the source or cause of sth
origine feminine

What is the origin of this word?
Quelle est l'origine du monde ?
sb's race or family background
origine feminine

He's of Eastern European origin.
Il est originaire de l'Europe de l'est.

sb's ethnic origin
l'origine ethnique de qqn

(Übersetzung von “origin” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈoridʒin/

the place or point from which anything first comes; the cause

the origin(s) of the English language
the origin of the disagreement.
original /əˈri-/ adjective

existing at the beginning; first

This part of the house is new, but the rest is original.

(able to produce ideas which are) new, fresh or not thought of before

original ideas
He has a very original mind.

(of a painting etc) by the artist etc, from which copies may be made

The original painting is in the museum, but there are hundreds of copies.
originality /əridʒiˈnӕ-/ noun

His writing shows originality.
originally adverb

à l’origine
originate /əˈridʒineit/ verb

to bring or come into being

donner naissance à, prendre naissance
That style of painting originated in China.
origins noun plural

a person’s place of birth, family background etc

He tried to hide his humble origins.



a model from which a painting etc is made

She is the original of the famous portrait.

(Übersetzung von “origin” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)