nego etymology

Latin word nego comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵ-, and later Proto-Italic *agjō (To assert.)

Detailed word origin of nego

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*agjō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To assert.
aio Latin (lat) I say, I assert, I say yes, I say no, I affirm, I assent.
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 nego

Descendants of *h₁eǵ-
abnego adagium aiens aiio ain' tu aio aisne tu autumo axamenta axo denego negans negatio negativus negator negatorius negatum negibundus negito pernego prodigiosus prodigium quid ais renego