nobilis etymology

Latin word nobilis comes from Proto-Indo-European - -sḱéti, and later Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₃sḱéti (To recognise.)

Detailed word origin of nobilis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
- -sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ǵn̥h₃sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To recognise.
*gnōskō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Know, get to know.
nosco Latin (lat) I know, recognize, am acquainted with, i.e.; in possession of knowledge.
nobilis Latin (lat) Distinct, famous, celebrated. Noble, high-born.

Words with the same origin as nobilis

Descendants of - -sḱéti
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