physics etymology

English word physics comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, and later Proto-Indo-European *bʰuHyéti (To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.)

Detailed word origin of physics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰuHyéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be becoming, to be growing, to be appearing.
φύω Ancient Greek (grc)
φύσις Ancient Greek (grc)
φυσική Ancient Greek (grc)
physics English (eng) The branch of science concerned with the study of the properties and interactions of space, time, matter and energy.. The physical aspects of a phenomenon or a system, especially those studied scientifically.

Words with the same origin as physics

Descendants of - -yéti
accept accepted behave bottle bound build capable case cash catch chase escape except had have haven heaven heavy hello husband physical prince receive work working