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English word alias comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos (Other, another.).

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Alias detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to raise, feed, nourish, beyond, to grow
*h₂élyos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Other, another.
*aljos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
alius Latin (lat) Else. Other, another.
alias Latin (lat) (place) at another place, elsewhere. (time) at a time other than the present; at another time, at other times, on another occasion, sometimes.
alias English (eng) (legal) Used to connect the different names of a person who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful. Otherwise; at another time; in other circumstances; otherwise called. (computing) To assign an additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendly one.. (signal processing, of two signals) to become indistinguishable (computing) An abbreviation that [...]

Words with the same origin as alias

Descendants of *h₂el-
adultery alibi alien ally altar alter alternate altitude elder element elementary ellen else elsewhere hi high highway ol' old ole ou underworld world worldwide