auctus etymology

Latin word auctus comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg-, and later Proto-Italic *augeō (To enlarge. To increase.)

Detailed word origin of auctus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂weg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ewg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*augeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To enlarge. To increase.
augeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I exalt, praise. I enlarge, spread, expand. I exaggerate. I honor, enrich. I increase, augment. I lengthen.
auctus Latin (lat) Ample. Enlarged. Enriched.

Words with the same origin as auctus

Descendants of *h₂weg-
auctor augustus auxilio auxilium