Where does the word"Portal" come from?
Does it have an occultic beginning? What other word used today do you think could'av had an occultic beginning?
- ProfuyLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
c.1300, from M.L. portale "city gate, porch," from neut. of portalis (adj.) "of a gate," from L. porta "gate"Source(s): http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=portal&... Profuy
- aidaLv 71 decade ago
It comes from the Latin word "porta," meaning a door. It could be something as prosaic as the door to your house or as mystical as a passage to another world. (The masculine equivalent, "portus," means a seaport.)Source(s): Majored in Latin
- Effem Tee2Lv 51 decade ago
From the Latin; porta means door.
- ghdsLv 41 decade ago
from port hole? maybe?