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?

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  • Profuy
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    portal

    c.1300, from M.L. portale "city gate, porch," from neut. of portalis (adj.) "of a gate," from L. porta "gate"

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  • aida
    Lv 7
    1 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
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  • 1 decade ago

    From the Latin; porta means door.

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  • ghds
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    from port hole? maybe?

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