Online Etymology Dictionary

Online Etymology Dictionary.  Kind of a cool resource.  Someone (maybe this was in Wayne Au’s book, Critical Curriculum Studies) said that “every definition is part of an argument.”  Wonder what the argument is below. . .

struggle (v.)
late 14c., probably a frequentative form, of uncertain origin. Skeat suggests O.N. strugr “ill will;” others suggest a connection to Du. struikelen, Ger. straucheln “to stumble.” The noun is first recorded 1690s

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *