origin englannista suomeksi
The beginning of something.
The source of a river, information, goods, etc.
1902, (w), ''The Varieties of Religious Experience'', Lecture I:
- It is clear that the ''origin'' of the truth would be an admirable criterion of this sort, if only the various origins could be discriminated from one another from this point of view, and the history of dogmatic opinion shows that origin has always been a favorite test. Origin in immediate intuition; origin in pontifical authority; origin in supernatural revelation, as by vision, hearing, or unaccountable impression; origin in direct possession by a higher spirit, expressing itself in prophecy and warning; origin in automatic utterance generally,—these origins have been stock warrants for the truth of one opinion after another which we find represented in religious history.
An arbitrary point on Earth's surface, chosen as the zero for a system of coordinates.