act etymology

Romanian word act comes from Latin -alis, Latin -tus, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵʰ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (To be driving.)

Detailed word origin of act

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
-tus Latin (lat) Forms collective/abstract nouns from adjectives. Forms action nouns from verbs. Forms adjectives having the sense provided with.. Forms the past participle of verbs.
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂eǵʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂éǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be driving.
*agō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Do, act. Drive. Push, impel.
agendum Latin (lat)
actus Latin (lat) (historical, _, units of measure) An actus: a former Roman unit of area equivalent to a square with sides of 1 actus (about ⅛ ha). (historical, _, units of measure) An actus: a former Roman unit of length equal to 120 Roman feet (about 35½ m). A cattle drive, the act of driving cattle or a cart. A cattle path or narrow cart track. Act, action, doing, deed. Performance, behavior.
acte French (fra) Act.
act Romanian (ron) Act, deed, action.

Words with the same origin as act

Descendants of -alis
actor canal capital central criminal digital egal general homosexual hotel legal mental mintal muzical natural personal principal real realitate regal social spital vital zece
Descendants of -tus
concurs convenție creștet curs cuvânt flux făget gest lemnet pas plânset puls răcnet răget script sub sugruma supt surâs trăsnet umblet urlet virtute zâmbet
Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
activ activitate actuar acțiune agent ager agil agricol agricultor agricultură agru arie cameră cheag câștiga empatie exagera examen examina naviga pierdere purgatoriu
Descendants of *h₂eǵʰ-
actriță chegar cuget examinare navigare navigator navigație închega