directus etymology

Latin word directus comes from Latin regere, Latin dis-

Detailed word origin of directus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
regere Latin (lat)
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
directus Latin (lat) (by extension) direct, straight; level; upright. Directed, steered, having been directed. Distributed, scattered, having been distributed. Laid straight, arranged in lines, having been arranged in lines.

Words with the same origin as directus

Descendants of regere
folia recta regio
Descendants of dis-
difficile diligenter diligentia disciplina