Etymology of Vocation

Having its origin in Latin as vocatio, vocatiōnis, to raise the idea of a calling, based on the suffix vocāt-, for vocātus, as past participle of the verb vocāre, for ‘to call’, associated to vōx, that refers to the voice, from the Indo-European root *wekw-, for ‘to reveal’ or ‘to say’, accompanied by the suffix -tion, adopting the Latin components -io, ōnis, in order to set up the noun form. In this manner, the foundations of the current meaning that is attributed to it in our language are constructed, with relation to the feeling that is produced in an individual that leads them to undertake a path, commonly established from the professional, religious, or personal point of view.

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