notorious etymology

English word notorious comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-, Proto-Indo-European - -tós, and later Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₃sḱéti (To recognise.)

Detailed word origin of notorious

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵneh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ǵn̥h₃sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To recognise.
*gnōskō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Know, get to know.
*ǵn̥h₃tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Known. Recognisable.
nosco Latin (lat) I know, recognize, am acquainted with, i.e.; in possession of knowledge.
*gnōtos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
notus Latin (lat)
notorius Malayalam (mal)
notorious English (eng) Widely known, especially for something bad; infamous.

Words with the same origin as notorious

Descendants of *ǵneh₃-
acknowledge can cannot coconut con could cunning ignorance ignorant ignore keen ken knight know knowledge known noble not note notebook notice notion nut peanut recognize
Descendants of - -tós
alright anyone bye date die evidence god goddamn good goodbye gosh national natural one right someone stage state states video view visit