Latin word alienus comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos (Other, another.).
Alienus detailed word origin explanation
|*h₂el- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) || |
|*h₂élyos || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) ||Other, another. |
|*aljos || Proto-Italic (itc-pro) || |
|alius || Latin (lat) ||Else. Other, another. |
|alienus || Latin (lat) ||(of the body) dead; corrupted; paralyzed. (of the mind) insane, mad. Of that which belongs to another person, place, or object—of another, alien, foreign. Unfamiliar with something or a stranger to something. Unfriendly, inimical, hostile, suspicious. Unsuitable, incongruous, inconsistent. |
Words with the same origin as alienus