illum etymology

Latin word illum comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, Spanish ille, Romanian ille

Detailed word origin of illum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to raise, feed, nourish, beyond, to grow
ille Spanish (spa)
ille Romanian (ron)
ollus Old Latin (itc-ola)
olle Latin (lat)
ille Latin (lat) That, those, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) not close to the speaker, in contrast to hic, meaning this. "That (renowned person)" (used to cast the referent in a positive light).. "That" (referring to a person or thing away from both speaker and listener); he, she, it (Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin) The; used as a definite article.

Words with the same origin as illum

Descendants of *h₂el-
alia alias alibi alieno alio aliquando aliquis aliter alius alter alto illa illam ille illi illic illis illos oleo olim qualis talis ultra ultro
Descendants of ille
illae illas illorum illuc