freebooter etymology

Hungarian word freebooter comes from Latin crescendum, Proto-Indo-European *kers-, and later Proto-Italic *korzō (To run.)

Detailed word origin of freebooter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crescendum Latin (lat)
*kers- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sincerus Latin (lat) Clean, pure, sound.. Genuine, sincere.. Real, natural.. Uninjured, whole.
currendus Latin (lat)
*ḱers- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to run
*korzō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To run.
cursus Latin (lat) (figuratively) Course, progress, direction, development, succession, passage; career.. Course, way, passage, journey; tendency.. Journey, march, voyage, passage.. The act of running; race.
cursarius Malayalam (mal)
corsaro Italian (ita) Privateering, pirate (attributive) A privateer, corsair (person).
freebooter Hungarian (hun)

Words with the same origin as freebooter

Descendants of *kers-
huszár karikatúra karosszéria karrier konkurens kurrens kurzus sarzsi