incident etymology

English word incident comes from Latin indu, Latin cadere, Latin cado, Latin -cido, Latin caedo

Detailed word origin of incident

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
indu Latin (lat)
cadere Latin (lat)
cado Latin (lat) (impersonal) It happens, occurs, befalls, comes to pass. I cease. I decay. I die. I fall.
-cido Latin (lat)
caedo Latin (lat) Cut, hew, fell.. Defeat decisively (defeat with heavy losses to the enemy side).. Kill.. Strike, beat.
incidere Latin (lat)
incidens Latin (lat)
incident Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
incident English (eng) A (relatively minor) event that is incidental to, or related to others. An event or occurrence.. An event that may cause or causes an interruption or a crisis. In safety, an incident of workplace illness or injury (legal) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.. (physics, of a stream of particles or radiation) Falling on or striking a surface.. Arising as the [...]

Words with the same origin as incident

Descendants of cadere
briefcase case casing casual chance chute decay decide nutcase parachute showcase staircase suitcase
Descendants of cado
accident accidental coincidence decision occasion occasional squash
Descendants of caedo
celeste celestial cement precise scissors