genetic etymology

English word genetic comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₃-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis, Proto-Indo-European *-tis (Derives abstract/action nouns from verb roots.)

Detailed word origin of genetic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵenh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Derives abstract/action nouns from verb roots.
*ǵn̥h₁tí- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*génetis Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro)
γένεσις Ancient Greek (grc)
genetic English (eng) (genetics) Relating to genetics or genes.. (linguistics) Based on shared membership in a linguistic family.. (theology) Based on a shared membership in a religious family.. Caused by genes.. Of or relating to origin (genesis).

Words with the same origin as genetic

Descendants of - -tis
base basically birth boss force gentleman go going government guest hospital hotel indeed instead kind kinda mention mind ready state states station stay stayed with
Descendants of *-tis
action against attention bit bought brought caught director felt kept left light lost may meant might mission position price prison reason spent thought went