radio etymology

Latin word radio comes from Latin -one(-onem|m), Latin radius (Ray (of light). Spoke (of a wheel). Staff, rod.)

Detailed word origin of radio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-one(-onem|m) Latin (lat)
radius Latin (lat) Ray (of light). Spoke (of a wheel). Staff, rod.
radio Latin (lat) (active) I cause to radiate, irradiate.. (passive) I radiate, emit beams.