dignitatem etymology

Latin word dignitatem comes from Latin signum, French signal (Signal.), Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-no-, Latin doceo

Detailed word origin of dignitatem

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
signum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a signum (medieval tower bell used particularly for ringing the 8 canonical hours). A mark, sign, emblem. A miracle.
signal French (fra) Signal.
*leǵ-no- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
doceo Latin (lat) (drama) I rehearse, present on stage. I teach, instruct; tell, inform; show, demonstrate.
lignum Latin (lat) (later Latin) wood tissue. Firewood. Tree.
*deḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to take
*dḱ-nos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*deḱ-no Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dḱ-nó-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
semn Romanian (ron) Gesture, indication. Mark. Omen. Sign.
*degnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
dignus Latin (lat) Appropriate, fitting, worthy, meet.
demn Romanian (ron) Dignified, worthy, respectable.
dignitas Latin (lat) Dignity. Esteem, standing, status, rank. Fitness, suitability. Worth, merit.

Words with the same origin as dignitatem

Descendants of signum
dignus signo
Descendants of doceo
decet decus disciplina