Status etymology


English word status comes from Proto-Indo-European *sth₂-, Proto-Indo-European - -tós, Proto-Indo-European *-éh₁yeti, and later Proto-Indo-European *sth₂tós (Placed, standing.)

Etymology of status

Detailed word origin of status

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*sth₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
- -tós Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*-éh₁yeti Proto-Indo-European (ine) Thematicization of the athematic stative verbal suffix; see *-yeti.
*sth₂tós Proto-Indo-European (ine) Placed, standing.
*sth₂éh₁ye- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*statos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*staēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Stand.
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
status Latin (lat) Position, place. Rank, status. State, status, condition.
status English (en) (Canada, almost always used to modify another noun) The state (of a Canadian Indian) of being registered under the Indian Act.. (legal) The legal condition of a person or thing.. (medicine) Short for status epilepticus or status asthmaticus.. (social networking) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if [...]