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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋɒrәdʒIn,ˋɑr- 〕


〔 ˊɒːridʒin 〕

Overview of noun origin

The noun origin has 6 senses

  • beginning, origin, root, rootage, source -- (the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root")

  • origin, descent, extraction -- (properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins")

  • origin, origination, inception -- (an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events)

  • origin -- (the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero)

  • origin -- (the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived; "the rumor had its origin in idle gossip"; "vegetable origins"; "mineral origin"; "origin in sensation")

  • lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")