acta etymology

Latin word acta comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (To be driving.)

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Detailed word origin of acta

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to drive, plough animal
*h₂eǵʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) plough animal
*h₂éǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be driving.
*agō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Do, act. Drive. Push, impel.
agendum Latin (lat)
acta Latin (lat) Acts, transactions, or proceedings (e.g., of an organization, in an academic field, of an office holder).. Journal; register of public events.

Words with the same origin as acta

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
actio actum agendum agere agmen gratia