rectitude etymology

French word rectitude comes from Proto-Indo-European *rek-, Proto-Indo-European - -tós, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₃réǵeti (To be straightening, to be setting upright.)

Detailed word origin of rectitude

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₃réǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be straightening, to be setting upright.
*h₃reǵtós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Straightened, right, upright.
rego Latin (lat) I guide, steer. I oversee, manage. I rule, govern.
recta Latin (lat)
rectitudo Late Latin (LL)
rectitude French (fra) Rectitude.

Words with the same origin as rectitude

Descendants of - -tós
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