tremble etymology

English word tremble comes from Proto-Indo-European *trem-, and later Latin tremo (I tremble, shake, shudder at.)

Detailed word origin of tremble

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*trem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
tremo Latin (lat) I tremble, shake, shudder at.
tremulus Latin (lat) Shaking, quaking, quivering, trembling, tremulous.
tremulo Latin (lat) Trembling (Vulgar Latin, Medieval Latin) I tremble, shake.
tremulare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
tremble English (eng) (intransitive) To shake, quiver, or vibrate. A shake, quiver, or vibration.

Words with the same origin as tremble

Descendants of *trem-
tremendous