dis- etymology

Latin word dis- comes from Proto-Indo-European *dwó, and later Proto-Indo-European *dwi- (Apart, asunder. Two.)

Detailed word origin of dis-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dwó Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dwi- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Apart, asunder. Two.
*dwís Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) In two. Twice, doubly.
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.