junction etymology

English word junction comes from Proto-Indo-European *yewg-, Proto-Indo-European - -né-, and later Proto-Indo-European *yunégti (To be joining.)

Detailed word origin of junction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*yewg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to yoke, harness, join, to join
- -né- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*yunégti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be joining.
*jungō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To join. To yoke.
iungere Latin (lat)
iunctionem Latin (lat)
junction English (eng) (computing, Microsoft Windows) A kind of symbolic link to a directory.. (nautical) The place where a distributary departs from the main stream.. (radio, television) A point in time between two unrelated consecutive broadcasts.. A place where two things meet, especially where two roads meet.. The act of joining, or the state of being joined.. The boundary between two physically different [...]

Words with the same origin as junction

Descendants of *yewg-
join joint just rejoin yogi
Descendants of - -né-
can cannot climate con corrupt corruption could cunning destination destiny interrupt keen ken la lean lend rip rob robbery robe route wardrobe