No Matter How You Say It: Humility

by | Mar 26, 2023 | No Matter How You Say It | 0 comments

In Other Languages

Spanish – humildad

French – humilité

German – Demut

Italian –umiltà

Swedish – ödmjukhet

Welsh – gostyngeiddrwydd

Portugese – humildade


Word Origin

Humility comes from Latin’s  humilis “lowly, humble,” literally “on the ground,” from humus “earth.

Can you see how being humble is being grounded?

from Online Etymology Dictionary 

Sign Language



Can you see how arrogant is acting above and humble is going low?

Humility Idioms

“eat humble pie”

“hat in hand”

“meek as a lamb”

“IMHO”  (in my humble opinion)

“swallow your pride”

“humble abode”