-ger etymology

Latin word -ger comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, and later Proto-Italic *gezō (Carry, bear.)

Detailed word origin of -ger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to drive, plough animal
*h₂ǵ-es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gezō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Carry, bear.
gerundus Latin (lat)
-ger Latin (lat) Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.

Words with the same origin as -ger

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
acta actio actum aegre agendum ager agere agmen agri agrum gratia