-nus etymology

Latin word -nus comes from Proto-Indo-European *-nós (Creates verbal adjectives from roots.)

Detailed word origin of -nus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*-nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Creates verbal adjectives from roots.
-nus Latin (lat) Derives adjective nouns from verbs.

Words with the same origin as -nus

Descendants of *-nós
celeriter iulianus latine procul romanus tribunus