English word ominous comes from Latin os, Latin -men (Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.).
Ominous detailed word origin explanation
|os || Latin (lat) ||(poetic) speech. Face, appearance, head. Mouth. Opening, entrance Bone. Framework of discourse. Heartwood. The hard or innermost part of trees or fruits. |
|-men || Latin (lat) ||Forms neuter nouns of the third declension. |
|omen || Latin (lat) ||An omen. |
|ominosus || Latin (lat) ||Foreboding, ominous, portentous. |
|ominous || English (eng) ||Of or pertaining to an omen or to omens; being or exhibiting an omen; significant.. Specifically, giving indication of a coming ill; being an evil omen. |
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