jure etymology

Latin word jure comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ey-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂óyu (Long time, lifetime.)

Detailed word origin of jure

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂óyu Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Long time, lifetime.
*h₂yew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂yéw-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*jowos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Law. Oath.
*jowezāō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Swear (an oath).
ious Old Latin (itc-ola)
iuro Latin (lat) I swear on oath; I vow.
xurar Asturian (ast) To swear (promise).
jus Latin (lat) (meaning right or law).

Words with the same origin as jure

Descendants of *h₂ey-
aetas aetatem aetatis iniuria iudex iudicem iudicium iura iure ius