era etymology

English word era comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éyos (A metal, copper, bronze.), Proto-Indo-European *áyos

Detailed word origin of era

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂éyos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) A metal, copper, bronze.
*áyos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*aos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Bronze, copper.
aes Latin (lat) Copper, bronze, brass. Money, pay, fee, fare. Payment, debt.
aera Late Latin (LL)
era English (eng) (geology) A unit of time, smaller than eons and greater than periods.. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.

Words with the same origin as era

Descendants of *h₂éyos
Descendants of *áyos
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