угрожать etymology

Russian word угрожать comes from Proto-Balto-Slavic *groź-, and later Proto-Slavic *groza (Horror.)

Detailed word origin of угрожать

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*groź- Proto-Balto-Slavic (ine-bsl-pro)
*groza Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) Horror.
гроза Russian (rus) (meteorology) storm, thunderstorm. Danger, menace. Disaster. Terror.
угроза Russian (rus) Danger. Threat (expression of intent to injure or punish another).
угрожать Russian (rus) To threaten.

Words with the same origin as угрожать

Descendants of *groź-
гроза угроза