inter- etymology

Latin word inter- comes from Proto-Indo-European *welw-, Latin in, Proto-Indo-European *h₁en, Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥ter, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₁entér (Between.)

Detailed word origin of inter-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*welw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
in Latin (lat) (+ ablative) in, at, on (space). (+ accusative) about. (+ accusative) according to. (+ accusative) against. (+ accusative) into, to. (+ dative) within (time).
*h₁en Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁n̥ter Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
volutum Latin (lat)
*h₁entér Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Between.
*enter Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
inter Latin (lat) Between, among. During, while.
inter- Latin (lat) Inter-.

Words with the same origin as inter-

Descendants of *welw-
e edepol eloquentia exit exitus intellego inter
Descendants of in
*imbosco *imprehendo concludo conclusio extendo extensus ignarus ignoscere ilico illicitus illitteratus illudere illusio im- immortalis immunis impatiens impello impotens imprimo impulsus ir- luxuria superbia suppono
Descendants of *h₁en
impetus incidit infelix ingressus initio initium iniuria institutus insuper integrum intra intro sub