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origin (n.)

15世纪 ,"祖先,种族",来自拉丁文 originem (名词 origo )"兴起,开始,开始,源头;后裔,血统,出生",源于 oriri "出现,兴起,起床;出现在地平线之上,变得可见;出生,被降生,接受生命;"形象地说是"出世,起源,进行,开始"(河流,谣言等的)。),出自PIE *heri- "兴起"(来源也是赫梯语 arai- "兴起、提升、提高",梵语 iyarti "启动、移动",亚美尼亚语 y-arnem "兴起")。意思是"存在的开始"是从1560年代开始的;"某物从其存在或性质中获得的意义"是从17世纪开始的。

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Definitions of origin from WordNet

origin (n.)
the place where something begins, where it springs into being;
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
Synonyms: beginning / root / rootage / source
origin (n.)
properties attributable to your ancestry;
he comes from good origins
Synonyms: descent / extraction
origin (n.)
an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events;
Synonyms: origination / inception
origin (n.)
the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero;
origin (n.)
the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived;
origin in sensation
the rumor had its origin in idle gossip
vegetable origins
mineral origin
origin (n.)
the descendants of one individual;
Synonyms: lineage / line / line of descent / descent / bloodline / blood line / blood / pedigree / ancestry / parentage / stemma / stock
From wordnet.princeton.edu