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Latin word otium comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew (Again. Away from, off.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂ow-.

Otium etymology ?

Otium detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ew Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Again. Away from, off.
*h₂ow- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ewt(i)o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
otium Latin (lat) Peace, quiet. Time avoiding activity: idleness, inactivity. Time free from activity: leisure.

Words with the same origin as otium

Descendants of *h₂ew
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