duca etymology

Italian word duca comes from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, and later Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (To grasp. To hold. To touch.)

Detailed word origin of duca

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*deh₁g- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*tēkaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To grasp. To hold. To touch.
*dukn- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*déwketi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dewk-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*déwkti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To lead. To pull, to draw.
*doukō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Lead.
duco Latin (lat) I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.
ducem Latin (lat)
duca Italian (ita) Duke.

Words with the same origin as duca

Descendants of *deh₁g-
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