surd etymology

Romanian word surd comes from Proto-Indo-European *swer-

Detailed word origin of surd

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swer- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to speak, talk, to cut, pierce, fester, ‘fester, suppurate’ later ‘pierce, wound’, to protect, to guard
surdus Latin (lat) Deaf. Inattentive, unresponsive. Indistinct, dull, faint. Silent, noiseless, still.
surd Romanian (ron) Deaf.

Words with the same origin as surd

Descendants of *swer-
absurd serios