accion etymology

Middle English word accion comes from Latin -alis, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (To be driving.)

Detailed word origin of accion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂eǵʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂éǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be driving.
*agō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Do, act. Drive. Push, impel.
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]
actus Latin (lat) (historical, _, units of measure) An actus: a former Roman unit of area equivalent to a square with sides of 1 actus (about ⅛ ha). (historical, _, units of measure) An actus: a former Roman unit of length equal to 120 Roman feet (about 35½ m). A cattle drive, the act of driving cattle or a cart. A cattle path or narrow cart track. Act, action, doing, deed. Performance, behavior.
actio Latin (lat) (drama) the action, plot, series of events. (legal) suit, process, action. Action; a doing or performing, behavior. Gesticulation made while speaking. Public function, civil act.
action Old French (fro)
accion Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as accion

Descendants of -alis
abbacyal bendel canel capital chanel chatel continuel hostel internalle liberal original parcial plurelle regal roial total trial
Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
acre actif actual aker alayen ambassadore ambiguite chastien combren embatailen embusshen enacten enbatelen encombraunce encrochen engagen enquery grace kaye key keye purgen quaylen qwaylen
Descendants of *h₂eǵʰ-
cay empoverishen enamel endetten endouen endowen envyned impoverishen kay navigate