superus etymology

Latin word superus comes from Proto-Indo-European *eḱs, Latin *eks-uper, Proto-Indo-European *uperi

Detailed word origin of superus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*eḱs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*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.

Words with the same origin as superus

Descendants of *eḱs
summa summum super supra