Do the words 'atom' and 'item' have a similar origin? Please explain.
4 months ago
The words ATOM and ITEM doesn't have the similar origin because ATOM came from the Greek word 'a' meaning not and 'temnein' meaning to cut, later on evolves to 'atomos' meaning individual while the word ITEM came from the Latin word 'item' which means 'in like manner / aslo'.
3 months ago