Die etymology


English word die comes from Latin cortex, Proto-Italic *eks, Proto-Indo-European *dō, Proto-Italic *datos, and later Proto-Italic *didō (Give.)

Etymology of die

Detailed word origin of die

Dictionary entry Language Definition
cortex Latin (lat) The bark of a tree; the bark of a cork tree; cork.. The shell or outward part or covering of anything else; body.
*eks Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*dō Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*datos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*didō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Give.
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
dare Latin (lat)
datus Latin (lat) (Late Latin) gift.
datum Latin (lat) Gift, present.
de Old French (fro) From. Of.
dee Middle English (enm)
die English (en) (electronics) (plural also dice) An oblong chip fractured from a semiconductor wafer engineered to perform as an independent device or integrated circuit.. A device for cutting into a specified shape.. A device used to cut an external screw thread. (Internal screw threads are cut with a tap.). A mold for forming metal or plastic objects.. An embossed device used in stamping coins and [...]

Words with the same origin as die

Descendants of *eks


Descendants of *datos

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