Finale – Of an ending

Finale – The last part of a production.

The term ‘finale’ dates back to 1783 where it was used in musical pieces, it comes from the Italian noun ‘finale’ which comes originally from the Latin ‘finalis’ meaning ‘relating to the end’.

Unfortunately,  due to other commitments I will not be able to maintain this blog for the coming months. However, I will be writing a blog on sustainable living, which you can read here if you are interested.

Etymologyotd will cycle through previous posts, so if you weren’t with us in the beginning you will still have interesting etymologies to come. Additionally I will still publish posts on requested etymologies.
Thank you all for your support over the last 7 months, it’s been a joy to write these posts and share interesting etymologies with you.


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