artefact etymology

English word artefact comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Proto-Italic *fakiō (To make.)

Detailed word origin of artefact

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fakiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To make.
facio Romanian (ron)
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
hacer Spanish (spa) (reflexive) to become; to get. (reflexive) to get used to. To do, to make. To play (a part in a play).
factus Latin (lat)
artefact English (eng) (British spelling, Australian spelling).

Words with the same origin as artefact

Descendants of *dʰeh₁-
affair credit defeat do done effect face fact fair family fashion freedom identify indeed kingdom miss odd odds perfect sacrifice specific terrific theme u wide