potent etymology

Catalan word potent comes from Latin sum ((copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).), Latin -ius, Proto-Indo-European *pótis (Husband. Master, ruler.)

Detailed word origin of potent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
*pótis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Husband. Master, ruler.
*potis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
possum Latin (lat) I am able, can.
potent Catalan (cat) Potent (capable of sexual intercourse). Powerful.

Words with the same origin as potent

Descendants of sum
absent absència entitat impossible omnipotent poder possibilitat possible possiblement potestat presentar sense
Descendants of -ius
amenaça baixar consciència consell edifici enveja evidència força ignorància infància judici legió oficina regió revisar territori unir vergonya veure vigilància visitar visió vist vista visual
Descendants of *pótis
hospici hospital hostal hoste hotel posseir possessió