operio etymology

Latin word operio comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi (On, at, near.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂wer-

Detailed word origin of operio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁epi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) On, at, near.
*h₂wer- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
operio Latin (lat) (by extension) I shut, close.. (figuratively) I hide, conceal, dissemble.. (figuratively) I overwhelm, burden.. (figuratively, of a sin) I atone for, cover, cause to be forgotten.. I cover (over something); envelop.

Words with the same origin as operio

Descendants of *h₁epi
ob post
Descendants of *h₂wer-
adoperio aperio aperto cooperio deoperio operculare operculatus operculum operimentum operto opertus