What is origin?

  • (noun): Properties attributable to your ancestry.
    Synonyms: descent, extraction
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on origin, origins:

Walk-in - Origin
... Subsequently, a belief system grew up around the walk-in ... It included New Age attributes such as the concept of ascending into higher frequencies of evolution, a variety of psi powers, traditional "predictions regarding Earth Changes" first cited in the Bible (Book of Daniel and the Book of Revelation) but popularized by Edgar Cayce, and predictions of dire fates for those whose vibrational levels remain unraised ...
Origin - Other Uses
... Origen (185–254), early Christian scholar and theologian Origins Game Fair, an annual board game event in Columbus Ohio Origins Award, presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and ...
Origin Of Language - History - History of Research
... The question of language origins seemed inaccessible to methodical approaches, and in 1866 the Linguistic Society of Paris famously banned all discussion of the origin of language, deeming it ... However, scholarly interest in the question of the origin of language has only gradually been rekindled from the 1950s on (and then controversially) with ideas such as ... The "origin of language" as a subject in its own right emerged out of studies in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics and human evolution ...
2006 State Of Origin Series
... The 2006 State of Origin series was the 25th year that the annual best-of-three series of interstate rugby league football matches between the Queensland ...
Jade Emperor - Chinese Mythology - Origin
... After 1,550 kalpas, each kalpa lasting for 129,600 years, he attained Golden Immortality ... After another one hundred million years of cultivation, he finally became the Jade Emperor ...

More definitions of "origin":

  • (noun): The point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero.
  • (noun): An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events.
    Synonyms: origination, inception
  • (noun): The place where something begins, where it springs into being.
    Example: "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"
    Synonyms: beginning, root, rootage, source

Famous quotes containing the word origin:

    The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)

    All good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx’s Capital.
    —W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)