discipline etymology

French word discipline comes from Latin doceo, Proto-Indo-European *di-dḱ-ské-, Latin discere, and later Latin discipulus (Student, pupil, disciple.)

Detailed word origin of discipline

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
doceo Latin (lat) (drama) I rehearse, present on stage. I teach, instruct; tell, inform; show, demonstrate.
*di-dḱ-ské- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
discere Latin (lat)
*deḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
discipulus Latin (lat) Student, pupil, disciple.
*di-dḱ-sḱé-ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dikskō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Learn.
disco Latin (lat) (drama) I study, practice. I learn.
disciplinaris Latin (lat)
discipline French (fra) Discipline, branch. Discipline, sanction. Discipline, self-control.

Words with the same origin as discipline

Descendants of doceo
daigner dextre dextérité digne dignité disciplinaire docile docilement docilité docte doctoral doctoresse doctrine document douelle douve décemment décent décor indignation starter
Descendants of discere