radius etymology

Latin word radius comes from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (Root.)

Detailed word origin of radius

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wréh₂ds Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Root.
*wrād-ī- Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
radicem Latin (lat)
radius Latin (lat) Ray (of light). Spoke (of a wheel). Staff, rod.

Words with the same origin as radius

Descendants of *wréh₂ds
radice radix