jus etymology

English word jus comes from Proto-Indo-European *yū-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂ey-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂óyu (Long time, lifetime.)

Detailed word origin of jus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*yū- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*yows- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂óyu Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Long time, lifetime.
*h₂yew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂yéw-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*jowos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Law. Oath.
*jowezāō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Swear (an oath).
ious Old Latin (itc-ola)
iuro Latin (lat) I swear on oath; I vow.
xurar Asturian (ast) To swear (promise).
jure Latin (lat)
jus French (fra) Juice.
jus English (eng) (culinary) A lightly-reduced gravy or stock made from jus.. (culinary) The juices given off as meat is cooked.

Words with the same origin as jus

Descendants of *yū-
juice juicy
Descendants of *h₂ey-
a age awesome ay aye each eternal eternity injury judge judgment junior jurisdiction jury just justice justify juvenile medieval teen teenage young youth