Illum etymology


Latin word illum comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-, Spanish ille, Romanian ille

Etymology of illum

Detailed word origin of illum

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*h₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to raise, feed, nourish, beyond, to grow
ille Spanish (es)
ille Romanian (ron)
ollus Old Latin (itc-ola)
olle Latin (lat)
ille Latin (lat) That, those, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) not close to the speaker, in contrast to hic, meaning this. "That (renowned person)" (used to cast the referent in a positive light).. "That" (referring to a person or thing away from both speaker and listener); he, she, it (Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin) The; used as a definite article.

Words with the same origin as illum

Descendants of *h₂el-

alia alius illam qualis talis