race etymology

English word race comes from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (Root.)

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Detailed word origin of race

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wréh₂ds Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Root.
*wrād-ī- Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
radicem Latin (lat)
race English (eng) A rhizome or root, especially of ginger.

Words with the same origin as race

Descendants of *wréh₂ds
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