picta etymology

Latin word picta comes from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ-

Detailed word origin of picta

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*peyḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*piḱ-tó-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pi-né-ḱ-ti ~ pi-n-ḱ-énti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pingo Latin (lat) I decorate or embellish. I paint, tint or colour. I portray.
*piktos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
pictus Latin (lat)
picta Latin (lat)