tremulous etymology

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

Detailed word origin of tremulous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*trem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
tremo Latin (lat) I tremble, shake, shudder at.
tremulus Latin (lat) Shaking, quaking, quivering, trembling, tremulous.
tremulous English (eng) Timid, hesitant, or unconfident.. Trembling, quivering, or shaking.

Words with the same origin as tremulous

Descendants of *trem-
tremble tremendous