gerundivus etymology

Latin word gerundivus comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ǵ-es-, and later Proto-Italic *gezō (Carry, bear.)

Detailed word origin of gerundivus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ǵ-es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gezō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Carry, bear.
gero Latin (lat) I carry (on), conduct, wage. I carry, bear. I have or possess (of traits). I wear (i.e. have on clothing).
gerundium Latin (lat) (grammar) gerund.
gerundivus Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as gerundivus

Descendants of *h₂ǵ-es-
-ger adgero agger aggestus congero digero digesta digestus egeries egero gerens gero gerundium gerundus gestio gesto gestus ingero morem gero morigeror morigerus regero suggerere suggero suggestus