distinguere etymology

Latin word distinguere comes from Latin dis-, Latin stinguo (I put out, extinguish.), Latin di-, Latin stinguere

Detailed word origin of distinguere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
stinguo Latin (lat) I put out, extinguish.
di- Latin (lat)
stinguere Latin (lat)
distinguo Latin (lat) I adorn or decorate. I distinguish, separate, divide or part.

Words with the same origin as distinguere

Descendants of dis-
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