est etymology

Catalan word est comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews-, Old Armenian *եստ, Proto-Indo-European *aus-, and later Proto-Germanic *austraz (East, eastern.)

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Detailed word origin of est

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ews- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) dawn
*եստ Old Armenian (xcl)
*aus- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to shine, eastern
*h₂éwsros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East, eastern.
*h₁é-h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wesaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.
*h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East East, eastward.
est Latin (lat)
east Old English (ang) Eastern, easterly From the east. Towards the east The east.
ēast Old English (ang)
est French (fra) East East.
est Catalan (cat) East.

Words with the same origin as est

Descendants of *h₂ews-
Oriol aurífer daurar exhaurir exhaust or oriol oro orífex
Descendants of *եստ
absent absència assenyat besony entitat essencial futur poder possibilitat possible potent potestat presentar sandvitx sense sentir sentència seny ser és ésser