urniger etymology

Latin word urniger comes from Latin urna, Latin -ger (Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.)

Detailed word origin of urniger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
urna Latin (lat) A funerary urn; a receptacle for the ashes of the dead. A liquid measure equal to half an amphora. A money jar. A voting urn, in which ballots were collected. Urn, water jar; a vessel for drawing water.
-ger Latin (lat) Forms adjectives meaning “-bearing, -carrying” from nouns.
urniger Latin (lat) (constellation, with puer) Aquarius. Urn-bearing.

Words with the same origin as urniger

Descendants of -ger
astriger auriger barbiger belliger claviger contiger cornigera ensiger floriger libriger mundiger naviger nubiger penatiger pharetriger plagiger plantiger securiger somniger spiniger squamigeri stelliger veliger Āligeri