protego etymology

Latin word protego comes from Latin pro-, Latin tego (I cover; I clothe.. I protect.)

Detailed word origin of protego

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
tego Latin (lat) I cover; I clothe.. I protect.
protego Latin (lat) I cover. I defend. I protect.

Words with the same origin as protego

Descendants of pro-
profecto profectus prorsus prudentia