Latin word periculum comes from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥-, Latin -culum.
Periculum detailed word origin explanation
|*pr̥- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) || |
|-culum || Latin (lat) ||Suffix used to form some nouns derived from verbs, particularly nouns representing tools and instruments. |
|periculum || Latin (lat) ||(attack of) sickness. (legal) trial, action, suit. Risk, hazard, danger, peril. Ruin, destruction. Trial, experiment, attempt, proof, essay. Writ of judgment or judgement, sentence. |