gestus etymology

Latin word gestus comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, and later Proto-Italic *gezō (Carry, bear.)

You can also see our other etymologies for the Latin word gestus.

Detailed word origin of gestus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ǵ-es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gezō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Carry, bear.
gerundus Latin (lat)
gestus Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as gestus

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
acta actio actum aegre agendum ager agere agmen agri agrum gratia