negare etymology

Latin word negare comes from Latin nec, Latin ne- (Absolutely negates the principal meaning.), Latin aiere

Detailed word origin of negare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nec Latin (lat) And not. Nor. Not either. Not even And not, not. Neither. Nor. Not even.
ne- Latin (lat) Absolutely negates the principal meaning.
aiere Latin (lat)
*nec-aiare Latin (lat)
nego Latin (lat) (intransitive) I refuse, say no. (transitive) I reject, refuse, say no to (something). I deny. I keep from, prevent.

Words with the same origin as negare

Descendants of nec
Descendants of ne-
nec nefas nemo neque nequiquam nescio nihil nil nimis nolo