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English word integrity comes from Latin integritas, from integer ‘intact’, which derives from Proto-Italic *tangō (Touch.) and ultimately the Proto-Indo-European root *n̥-th₂g-ro-.

Integrity etymology ?

Integrity detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*n̥-th₂g-ro- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*tangō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Touch.
*entagros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
integer Latin (lat) Complete, whole, intact. Uninjured, sound, healthy.
integritas Latin (lat) (figuratively) the whole. (of language) correctness, purity. Integrity, blamelessness. Soundness.
intégrité Middle French (frm)
integrity English (eng) (aviation) The ability of a system to provide timely warnings to users when they should not be used for navigation.. (cryptography) With regards to data encryption, ensuring that information is not altered by unauthorized persons in a way that is not detectable by authorized users.. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.. The quality or condition of being complete; pure. The [...]

Words with the same origin as integrity

Descendants of *n̥-th₂g-ro-
Descendants of *tangō
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