grace etymology

Middle English word grace comes from Latin ago, Proto-Indo-European *gʷr̥H-

Detailed word origin of grace

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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, [...]
*gʷr̥H- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
gratias agere Latin (lat)
grace Old French (fro) Grace; favor. Grace; gracefulness; elegance.
grace Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as grace

Descendants of ago
accion actif actual actuel aleggen aleyen ambiguite chastien combren embatailen empoverishen enacten enbatelen encombraunce endetten endouen endowen engagen enquery envyned impoverishen kaye purgen qwaylen
Descendants of *gʷr̥H-
barnakille bernacle bernake bernekke