diverse etymology

English word diverse comes from Latin verto, Latin di-

Detailed word origin of diverse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
di- Latin (lat)
divortere Latin (lat)
divorsus English (eng)
divertere Latin (lat)
divers Old French (fro)
diverse English (eng) Belonging to a minority group. Capable of various forms; multiform.. Consisting of many different elements; various.. Containing people groups that are minorities in a given area. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate. In different directions; diversely.

Words with the same origin as diverse

Descendants of verto
ad adversary advertise advertisement anniversary controversial controversy conversion convert convertible diversion diversity divert divorce pervert reverse travis uni unison universe varsity verse versus vortex
Descendants of di-
digest digestive disrupt distance distant distinct distinction distinguish distinguished