summum etymology

Latin word summum comes from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs, Latin *eks-uper, Proto-Indo-European *uperi, and later Latin superus (Being above.)

Detailed word origin of summum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*eḱs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) out of  , out, out of
*eks-uper Latin (lat)
*uperi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
superus Latin (lat) Being above.
summum Latin (lat) Summit. Top.

Words with the same origin as summum

Descendants of *eḱs
summa super supra