confidere etymology

Latin word confidere comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéydʰeti (To trust.), Latin con-, Proto-Indo-European *gʰē-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰidʰ-

Detailed word origin of confidere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰéydʰeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To trust.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
*gʰē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰidʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*feiðō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Trust.
*ǵʰwer- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ferus Latin (lat) Wild animal Fierce, cruel. Uncivilized, uncultivated. Untamed, rough. Wild, savage.
fido Latin (lat) I rely upon. I trust, put confidence in.
fier Old French (fro) (reflexive, se fier) to trust (someone, something).
fidare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to have faith (in something or someone). (transitive) to entrust something to someone; see affidare. (transitive) to give something on credit, rent (something) out.
confido French (fra)
confidere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as confidere

Descendants of *bʰéydʰeti
fide fidem fides fiducia
Descendants of con-
comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo coram curia