numerous etymology

English word numerous comes from Latin traho, Proto-Indo-European *neme-

Detailed word origin of numerous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
traho Latin (lat) (by extension) I attract the support of, win over.. (figuratively) I attract, draw (someone; their attention). I drag.. I draw out, prolong.. I extract, withdraw.. I plunder, squander.. I trail.
*neme- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to give or take one's due, to take or give ones due, to give, to take, to give or take ones due
subtrahere Latin (lat)
numero Latin (lat) (figuratively) I possess, own. I count, enumerate. I pay, count out. I reckon, esteem.
numerosus Latin (lat) Full of harmony or rhythm; harmonious, melodious, rhythmical, measured. Numerous, manifold, multiple, abundant.
numerous English (eng) Indefinitely large numerically, many.

Words with the same origin as numerous

Descendants of traho
abstract attract contract contractor distract distraction extract extraction number portrait retract retreat trace traced tract traction tractor train trainee training trait treat treatment treaty
Descendants of *neme-
namaste nim numb