nuptiae etymology

Latin word nuptiae comes from Proto-Indo-European *snewbʰ-, Proto-Indo-European *snewbʰo-, Latin nubere, and later Latin nupta ((usually with nova) bride. A married woman; wife.)

Detailed word origin of nuptiae

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*snewbʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*snewbʰo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
nubere Latin (lat)
nubo Latin (lat) (intransitive, of plants) I become joined, tied or wedded (to).. (intransitive, with dative) I veil myself for, get married to, marry, wed (for a woman).. (transitive, rare) I cover, veil.
nupta Latin (lat) (usually with nova) bride. A married woman; wife.
nuptiae Latin (lat) Wedding, marriage, nuptials.