sacrificium etymology

Latin word sacrificium comes from Latin facio, Latin sacer, and later Latin sacrifico (I make or offer a sacrifice; I sacrifice.)

Detailed word origin of sacrificium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
sacer Latin (lat) (only poetic and in post-Augustan prose) Execrable, detestable, horrible, infamous; criminal, impious, wicked, abominable, cursed.. Devoted to a divinity for sacrifice, fated to destruction, forfeited, accursed.. Divine, celestial.. Sacred, holy, dedicated to a divinity, consecrated, hallowed (translating Greek ἱερός).
sacrifico Latin (lat) I make or offer a sacrifice; I sacrifice.
sacrificus Latin (lat) (of those sacrificing or praying) Mindful of sacrifices or of religion; prayerful, religious.. Of or pertaining to sacrificing, sacrificial.
sacrificium Latin (lat) Something made sacred or given to a deity, sacrifice.

Words with the same origin as sacrificium

Descendants of facio
adfectus difficile fac facere facies facile facinus facta facto factum officio profecto profectus
Descendants of sacer
obsecro sacrum