Talentum etymology


Latin word talentum comes from Proto-Indo-European *telh₂-

Etymology of talentum

Detailed word origin of talentum

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*telh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*tl̥h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
τάλαντον Ancient Greek (grc)
talentum Latin (lat) (New Latin) A marked natural skill or ability. A Grecian weight, which contained sixty minae or half a hundredweight.. A talent or sum of money; usually the Attic talent (sometimes with magnum).

Words with the same origin as talentum

Descendants of *telh₂-

latus tellus tollere