sacro etymology

Latin word sacro comes from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂k-

Detailed word origin of sacro

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*seh₂k- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sh₂krós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sakros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
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).
sacro Latin (lat) (by extension) I render imperishable, deify, immortalize. (of a deity) I hold, worship or honor as sacred. I declare or set apart as sacred; consecrate, dedicate, hallow or devote; sanctify, enshrine. I doom or devote to destruction, declare accursed, condemn.

Words with the same origin as sacro

Descendants of *seh₂k-
obsecro sacerdos sacrum