civis etymology

Latin word civis comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoy-, and later Proto-Italic *keiwis ((possibly) citizen. Society.)

Detailed word origin of civis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱoy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keiwis Proto-Italic (itc-pro) (possibly) citizen. Society.
civis Latin (lat) Citizen.

Words with the same origin as civis

Descendants of *ḱoy-
adhuc cito citra hac hactenus hic hinc hoc hodie huc