activ etymology

Romanian word activ comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵʰ-, Latin -ivus (Adjective suffix.), Malayalam activus

Detailed word origin of activ

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂eǵʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-ivus Latin (lat) Adjective suffix.
activus Malayalam (mal)
*h₂éǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be driving.
*agō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Do, act. Drive. Push, impel.
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]
activum Latin (lat)
actif Old French (fro) Active (involving activity, motion, etc.).
actif French (fra) (grammar) active. Active (grammar) active.
activ Romanian (ron) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text . Active.

Words with the same origin as activ

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-
act activitate actor actuar acțiune agent ager agil agricol agricultor agricultură agru arie cameră cheag câștiga empatie exagera examen examina gest naviga pierdere purgatoriu
Descendants of *h₂eǵʰ-
actriță chegar cuget examinare navigare navigator navigație închega
Descendants of -ivus
-iu -iv abuziv auriu captiv dativ discursiv efectiv extensiv fugitiv imperativ impulsiv intempestiv intranzitiv leșie naiv nativ nociv obiectiv productiv speculativ târziu