sub etymology

Latin word sub comes from Proto-Indo-European *upo (Under, below.)

Detailed word origin of sub

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*upo Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Under, below.
*supo Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.

Words with the same origin as sub

Descendants of *upo
subito summa