Casus etymology


Latin word casus comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱh₂d-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱad-, Dutch dice, Proto-Indo-European *kad-, and later Proto-Italic *kadō (Fall, sink.)

Etymology of casus

Detailed word origin of casus

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*ḱh₂d- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*ḱad- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
dice Dutch (nl)
*kad- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*kadō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Fall, sink.
euphemism Latin (lat)
casus Latin (lat) (grammar) A case, termination. Accident, chance. An event, happening, occurrence. Fall, downwards movement. Misfortune, disaster, accident.

Words with the same origin as casus

Descendants of *ḱh₂d-

accidere occidere