offendo etymology

Latin word offendo comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰen-, Proto-Baltic *gin-

Detailed word origin of offendo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷʰen- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gin- Proto-Baltic (bat-pro)
offendo Latin (lat) An offence. (figuratively) I suffer damage, receive an injury.. I fail, am unfortunate.. I find fault, take offence.. I hit, thrust, strike.. I meet, encounter (someone).. I shock, vex, offend, mortify.. I stumble, blunder, commit offence.