numerus etymology

Latin word numerus comes from Proto-Indo-European *neme-

Detailed word origin of numerus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*neme- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to give or take one's due, to take or give ones due, to give, to take, to give or take ones due
numerus Latin (lat) (figuratively) rank, position. (grammar) number. (music) time, rhythm. Collection, quantity. Number.

Words with the same origin as numerus

Descendants of *neme-
nemus numero