natuur etymology

Dutch word natuur comes from Proto-Italic *gnātos, Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₃-, and later Proto-Italic *gnāskōr (Be born.)

Detailed word origin of natuur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gnātos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*ǵenh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gnāskōr Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Be born.
nascor Latin (lat) I am a number of years old. I am born, begotten. I arise, proceed. I grow, spring forth.
nata Latin (lat) Born (female). Daughter.
naturam Latin (lat)
nature Old French (fro) Nature (character; qualities). Nature (natural world; nonhuman world).
nature Middle Dutch (dum) Kind, sort. Laws of nature, natural order. Nature, force of nature. Nature, innate characteristics. Origin. Sexual fertility, sex drive.
natuur Dutch (nld) (uncountable) nature. Character.

Words with the same origin as natuur

Descendants of *gnātos
natuurijs natuurkunde tuurlijk