os etymology

Romanian word os comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ost-, Proto-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (Mouth.)

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Detailed word origin of os

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃ost- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) bone
*h₃éh₁os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Mouth.
*ōs Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
or- Latin (lat)
ossum Latin (lat) Bone (dead). Kernel, stone (of a nut, fruit).
os Romanian (ron) Bone.

Words with the same origin as os

Descendants of *h₃ost-
adora adorare adorator adorație orație osamă osos ura urare urăciune
Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
oracol orator urător urătură