oppidum etymology

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

Detailed word origin of oppidum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁epi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) On, at, near.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
oppidum Latin (lat) Town (esp. of towns other than Rome, which was generally called Urbs).

Words with the same origin as oppidum

Descendants of *h₁epi
apud epistula ob occidere occidi occisus