cum etymology

Old French word cum comes from Latin modus, Latin quo, and later Latin quomodo ((interrogative) how, in what way.)

Detailed word origin of cum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
quo Latin (lat) (interrogative) whither, whereto, where. (relative/ interrogative) To or in which place, whither, where. To the end that, in order that, so that, that. To what end, for what purpose, wherefore, why.
quomodo Latin (lat) (interrogative) how, in what way.
*quomo Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*quōmo Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*quomo Latin (lat) (interrogative) how, in what way.
cum Old French (fro)

Words with the same origin as cum

Descendants of modus
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