vox etymology

Latin word vox comes from Proto-Indo-European *wokʷ-, and later Proto-Italic *wōks (Voice.)

Detailed word origin of vox

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wokʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wōks Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Voice.
vox Latin (lat) (grammar) voice; indicating the relation of the subject of the verb to the action which the verb expresses. Accent. Speech, remark, expression, (turn of) phrase. Voice. Word.