ventilate etymology

English word ventilate comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷm̥sḱéti (To be walking. To come, to be coming.), Proto-Indo-European *gʷém-tu-s ~ gʷm̥-téw-s, Proto-Indo-European *h₂wḗh₁ti (To blow (of wind).)

Detailed word origin of ventilate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷm̥sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be walking. To come, to be coming.
*gʷém-tu-s ~ gʷm̥-téw-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂wḗh₁ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To blow (of wind).
*gʷm̥tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Passable.
*h₂wéh₁n̥ts Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) (as substantive) that which blows; the wind, air. Blowing.
*gʷentus Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*gʷentos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*wentos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Wind.
ventus Latin (lat) A wind Arrival.
ventulus Latin (lat) A slight wind, breeze.
ventilare Latin (lat)
ventilatus Latin (lat)
ventilate English (eng) (medicine) To provide manual or mechanical breathing to a patient.. (slang) To pierce with bullets.. To circulate air through a building, etc.. To expose something to public examination or discussion.. To expose something to the circulation of fresh air.. To provide with a vent.. To replace stale or noxious air with fresh.

Words with the same origin as ventilate

Descendants of *gʷm̥sḱéti
Ganga Ganges Gangetic
Descendants of *h₂wḗh₁ti
event rewind u us vent ventilation ventilator whirlwind wind winding windmill window windshield windy