Ago etymology


Latin word ago comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (To be driving.)

Etymology of ago

Detailed word origin of ago

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*h₂eǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*h₂éǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine) To be driving.
*agō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Do, act. Drive. Push, impel.
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]

Words with the same origin as ago

Descendants of *h₂eǵ-

actio agendum agere agmen gratia