cuppa etymology

Latin word cuppa comes from Proto-Indo-European *kewp-, Proto-Indo-European *keup-, Malayalam copa, and later Latin cupa (Handle, axle. Tub, cask, tun, vat.)

Detailed word origin of cuppa

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kewp- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keup- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
copa Malayalam (mal)
cupa Latin (lat) Handle, axle. Tub, cask, tun, vat.
cuppa Latin (lat) Axle. Bar of an oil press. Barrel, cask. Drinking vessel.
κοῦπα Ancient Greek (grc)
κούπα Byzantine Greek (gkm)
κούπα Modern Greek (1453-) (ell) Cup (part of a brassiere). Hearts (suit of playing cards). Liquid measure used in cookery. Mug, large cup (drinking vessel). Trophy cup.