nescio etymology

Latin word nescio comes from Latin sciendus, Latin ne- (Absolutely negates the principal meaning.)

Detailed word origin of nescio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sciendus Latin (lat)
ne- Latin (lat) Absolutely negates the principal meaning.
nescio Latin (lat) I cannot, I do not know, I am ignorant, I do not understand.

Words with the same origin as nescio

Descendants of ne-
necesse necessitas nefas nihil nil nimis nimium