Thesis etymology


English word thesis comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis, and later Proto-Indo-European *dʰédʰeh₁ti (To be doing. To be putting, placing.)

Etymology of thesis

Detailed word origin of thesis

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*dʰédʰeh₁ti Proto-Indo-European (ine) To be doing. To be putting, placing.
*dʰéh₁tis Proto-Indo-European (ine) Act of putting, placement.
τίθημι Ancient Greek (grc)
*tʰétis Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro) Arrangement. Placement. Setting.
θέσις Ancient Greek (grc)
thesis Latin (lat) Thesis.
thesis English (en) (logic) An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.. (music) The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; the opposite of arsis.. (poetry) The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.. (poetry) The part of the metrical foot upon which such a depression falls.. A statement supported by arguments.. A written essay, especially one [...]