future etymology

English word future comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (To be.), Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi, Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti

Detailed word origin of future

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁ésti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be.
*h₁ésmi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*som Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*fuiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To become.
*ezom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Be.
esom Old Latin (itc-ola)
fui Latin (lat)
futurus Latin (lat)
futur Old French (fro)
future English (eng) (computing, programming) An object that retrieves the value of a promise.. (finance) A standardized, tradable agreement between two parties that one will sell and the other will buy a specific commodity at a specific later date and a specific price.. (grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.. (sports) A minor-league prospect.. Goodness in [...]

Words with the same origin as future

Descendants of *h₁ésti
am are art be been ice impossible interest interested interesting is mouth possible power powerful presence present sand send sense sentence sin since sun