de etymology

Latin word de comes from Proto-Indo-European *do

Detailed word origin of de

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*do Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]

Words with the same origin as de

Descendants of *do
demum denique dum interdum nondum