qualis etymology

Latin word qualis comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷey, Proto-Indo-European *al-

Detailed word origin of qualis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷey Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*al- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to burn, all , to grind, to grow, grow, nourish, other, to raise, feed, to shine, to light
qualis Latin (lat) (in similes) such...as, such as, as. What (kind, condition etc) (interrogative) of what kind.

Words with the same origin as qualis

Descendants of *al-
illa illae illam illas ille illi illic illis illorum illos illuc illum olim