Dignus etymology


Latin word dignus comes from Proto-Italic *dokeō (Teach, instruct. Tell, inform.)

Etymology of dignus

Detailed word origin of dignus

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*deḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to take
*dokeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Teach, instruct. Tell, inform.
doceo Latin (lat) (drama) I rehearse, present on stage. I teach, instruct; tell, inform; show, demonstrate.
*dḱ-nos Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*dḱ-nó-s Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*degnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
dignus Latin (lat) Appropriate, fitting, worthy, meet.