signo etymology

Latin word signo comes from Proto-Indo-European *sēik-, Dutch sein (Signal.)

Detailed word origin of signo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sēik- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cut
sein Dutch (nld) Signal.
signum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a signum (medieval tower bell used particularly for ringing the 8 canonical hours). A mark, sign, emblem. A miracle.
signo Latin (lat) I mark, sign. I seal, stamp.

Words with the same origin as signo

Descendants of *sēik-
dignitatem dignus nescio scientia scilicet scio scire signa signum