distinguo etymology

Latin word distinguo comes from Latin dis-, Latin stinguo (I put out, extinguish.)

Detailed word origin of distinguo

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

Words with the same origin as distinguo

Descendants of dis-
difficile diligenter diligentia disciplina
Descendants of stinguo
extinguo stinguens