fungi- etymology

English word fungi- comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewgʰ-, Latin fungus

Detailed word origin of fungi-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰewgʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
fungus Latin (lat) (figuratively) dolt, idiot. A candle-snuff. A fungal growth or infection. A mushroom; a fungus.
fungor Latin (lat) I finish (something), complete (something), end (something). I perform, execute, administer, discharge, observe.
fungi- English (eng) Fungi (mushrooms, yeasts, and so on).

Words with the same origin as fungi-

Descendants of *bʰewgʰ-
badge bag bagel baggage bee big bow bowman buy buying by bypass davenport elbow fugitive function handbag nearby rainbow refuge standby
Descendants of fungus
antifungal fungal funge fungicidal fungicide fungiform fungin fungistasis fungistatic fungitoxic fungoid fungosity fungous macrofungal microfungal nonfungal perifungal