contra etymology

Latin word contra comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷe-, Proto-Indo-European *kʷo-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱe, Proto-Indo-European *ḱón, and later Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (Beside, near, by, with.)

Detailed word origin of contra

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱón Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Beside, near, by, with.
*kʷís Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Who, what (interrogative). Who, which, that (relative) Which, what.
*kom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) (with ablative) with, along, at.
*kʷis Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Who, what (interrogative).
cum Latin (lat) Although. Because. When With.
contra Latin (lat) Against. Contrary to. In return, back. Opposite to. Otherwise Across from, opposite. Against.

Words with the same origin as contra

Descendants of *kʷe-
cuius cum cur qua quae quam quasi quem qui quia quibus quid quidem quin quis quo quod quoque quorum sicut tamquam ubi unde ut
Descendants of *kʷo-
qualis
Descendants of *ḱe
cognoscere comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo copia coram cumque donec mecum quondam secum tecum
Descendants of *ḱón
curia quicumque quocumque