continuus etymology

Latin word continuus comes from Latin continere, Latin -uus (Forms adjectives on verbal stems.)

Detailed word origin of continuus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
continere Latin (lat)
-uus Latin (lat) Forms adjectives on verbal stems.
continuus Latin (lat) (temporal) straight, in a row, whole (Biennio continuo post adeptum imperium... For two whole years after assuming power...). Continuous, uninterrupted, successive.

Words with the same origin as continuus

Descendants of continere
contendere contente contentio contentus continens contineo continuo
Descendants of -uus