-ivus etymology

Latin word -ivus comes from Proto-Indo-European *gAlw-, and later Proto-Indo-European *-wós (Creates adjectives from verb stems.)

Detailed word origin of -ivus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gAlw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-wós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Creates adjectives from verb stems.
-ivus Latin (lat) Adjective suffix.