Poet etymology

German word Poet comes from Ancient Greek ποιῶ, and later Latin poeta (A poet.)

Detailed word origin of Poet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ποιῶ Ancient Greek (grc)
ποιητής Ancient Greek (grc)
poeta Latin (lat) A poet.
poēte Middle High German (gmh)
Poet German (deu) (literary, or, humorous) poet.