servus etymology

Latin word servus comes from Proto-Indo-European *ser-

Detailed word origin of servus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ser- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ser-wo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
servus Latin (lat) (of lands, buildings) subject or liable to servitude. Slavish, servile A serf. A servant. A slave.

Words with the same origin as servus

Descendants of *ser-
consulto praesertim saltem sermo sol solem sorte