nefas etymology

Latin word nefas comes from Latin nam (Actually. Because. For. Thus.), Latin fas

Detailed word origin of nefas

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nam Latin (lat) Actually. Because. For. Thus.
fas Latin (lat) (uncountable) dictates of religion, divine law (opp. iūs, human law), or an obligation thereunder. (uncountable) the will of God; a predetermined destiny.
nefas Latin (lat) Forbidden act. Wrong, (moral) offense, wicked act.

Words with the same origin as nefas

Descendants of nam
enim nempe