cantus etymology

Latin word cantus comes from Proto-Indo-European *kana-, Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-, and later Proto-Italic *kanō (To sing.)

Detailed word origin of cantus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kana- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keh₂n- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kanō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To sing.
cantare Latin (lat)
cantus Latin (lat) Song, chant, singing, incantation.

Words with the same origin as cantus

Descendants of *kana-
carmen