centuria etymology

Latin word centuria comes from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (Ten.)

Detailed word origin of centuria

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*déḱm̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Ten.
*ḱm̥tóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Hundred.
*kentom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hundred (100).
centum Latin (lat) (cardinal) a hundred; 100.
centuria Latin (lat) (figuratively) any similar division, regardless of number. (historical, _, military) a company of Roman infantry, the smallest tactical division of a legion, originally of 100 men but later varying between 60 and 160. (historical, _, military) a company of auxiliary infantry equivalent to an Roman cohort, first established during the Imperial era.. (historical, _, politics) a traditional [...]

Words with the same origin as centuria

Descendants of *déḱm̥
centum decem decimo