discerno etymology

Latin word discerno comes from Latin cernere, Latin dis-

Detailed word origin of discerno

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cernere Latin (lat)
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
discerno Latin (lat) (figurative, based upon a thing's qualities) I distinguish between, discern.. (figuratively) I determine, settle.. (figuratively) I except, omit. I separate, set apart, divide, part.

Words with the same origin as discerno

Descendants of cernere
certamen certe certo
Descendants of dis-
difficile diligenter diligentia disciplina