altera etymology

Latin word altera comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, Proto-Indo-European - -teros, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂élteros (Other (of two), second.)

Detailed word origin of altera

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to raise, feed, nourish, beyond, to grow
- -teros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂élteros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Other (of two), second.
*alteros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
altera Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as altera

Descendants of *h₂el-
alia alias alibi alieno alio alioqui aliquando aliquis aliquot aliter alius alter alto altum
Descendants of - -teros
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