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Latin word quem comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷ-, Proto-Indo-European *kʷe-, Proto-Indo-European *kʷo-, and later Proto-Italic *kʷoi (Who, what (relative, indefinite).).

Quem etymology ?

Quem detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷód, kʷod Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷoi Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Who, what (relative, indefinite).
*kʷís Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Who, what (interrogative). Who, which, that (relative) Which, what.
quei Old Latin (itc-ola) (interrogative) who, what, that, which (relative) who, what, that, which.
*kʷis Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Who, what (interrogative).
qui Latin (lat) (interrogative) who, what, which (relative) who, that, which.

Words with the same origin as quem

Descendants of *kʷ-
cuius cum qua quae quam quamquam quando quasi qui quia quibus quid quidem quin quis quo quod quoniam quoque quorum tamquam umquam unde utrum
Descendants of *kʷe-
contra cur sicut ubi ut
Descendants of *kʷo-
qualis