credo etymology

Latin word credo comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥d-, Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Proto-Italic *krezdō (To believe.)

Detailed word origin of credo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱr̥d- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱred dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe
*krezdō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To believe.
credo Latin (lat) (with accusative or dative) to believe, to trust in, to give credence to.. I commit, consign, entrust to.. Confide in, have confidence in.

Words with the same origin as credo

Descendants of *dʰeh₁-
adfectus consuetudo credere creditor difficile fac facere facies facile facinus facio facta facto factum familia officio profecto profectus sacerdos