Origin

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Origin, origins, or original may refer to:

Philosophy and religion[edit]

  • Cosmogony, any theory concerning the origin of the universe
  • Creation myth, a symbolic account of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it
  • Creatio ex nihilo, Latin for "creation out of nothing", a phrase used in philosophical and theological contexts
  • Origins, a theological journal published by Catholic News Service (CNS)
  • Origin myth, a story or explanation that describes the beginning of some feature of the natural or social world
  • Origin story, or pourquoi story, a fictional narrative that explains why something is the way it is
  • Original sin, in Christian theology

Science and technology[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]

Computing[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Time[edit]

Other uses in science and technology[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Literature[edit]

Novels[edit]

Comics and manga[edit]

Other periodicals[edit]

Music[edit]

Performers[edit]

Recordings[edit]

Other uses in music[edit]

  • Origin Records, an American jazz record label
  • Original soundtrack, recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, television program or video game

Television and film[edit]

Gaming[edit]

Businesses and organizations[edit]

Sports[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]