modulus etymology

Latin word modulus comes from Proto-Indo-European *mod-os

Detailed word origin of modulus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mod-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
modulus Latin (lat) (aqueducts) a water meter. (architecture) a module. (music) a rhythmical measure, interval, rhythm, mode, time. A small measure or interval.

Words with the same origin as modulus

Descendants of *mod-os
alioqui commodum modo modus quemadmodum quomodo