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Latin word pignus comes from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-.

Pignus etymology history?

Pignus detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*peh₂ǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pignus Latin (lat) Hostage. Pledge, mortgage. Wager, stake.

Words with the same origin as pignus

Descendants of *peh₂ǵ-
pacem pax