Etymoliterat.com is a website dedicated to polyglot learning by reading literary texts in their respective original language. By referencing the etymological relations of words to their counterparts in multiple languages, you will broaden your vocabulary in a true polyglot manner.

How do I use this site?

1.   Click on TEXTS and select a text in the language you are studying.
2.   Click on a word you are unfamiliar with.
3.   The table on the right shows translations & etymological affinities.
4.   Be sure to select your native language on top of the page!

Try it out with this German proverb!

Doppelt
genäht
hält
besser
.
doppelt
double;
twice
DE
das Doppelte
double
verdoppeln
double;
duplicate
das Duplikat
duplicate;
copy
ES
doble
double
FR
double
double
IT
doppio, a
['doppio]
double
LA
du-plus
double
du-plex, icis
double;
twofold
duo, duae, duo
two
plicare
fold



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