Accidere etymology


Latin word accidere comes from Latin caedo, Latin cado

Etymology of accidere

Detailed word origin of accidere

Dictionary entry Language Definition
caedo Latin (lat) Cut, hew, fell.. Defeat decisively (defeat with heavy losses to the enemy side).. Kill.. Strike, beat.
cado Latin (lat) (impersonal) It happens, occurs, befalls, comes to pass. I cease. I decay. I die. I fall.
accido Latin (lat) I begin to cut or cut into or through; fell, cut down.. I impair, weaken, shatter.. I use up, consume, diminish. (intransitive) I happen (to), take place, occur, befall.. (transitive) I fall down, upon, at or near; descend.
accidere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as accidere

Descendants of caedo

caelum occidere

Descendants of cado