view etymology

English word view comes from Proto-Indo-European *weydstos, and later Proto-Italic *widēō (See.)

Detailed word origin of view

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*weydstos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) knowledgeable
*widēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) See.
visitare Latin (lat)
video English (eng) (dated) VHS.. A short film clip, with or without audio (as in a music video, or one of the plethora of user-generated short movies on sites such as YouTube).. Motion picture stored on VHS or some other format.. Television, television show, movie. (Britain) To record a television program. (Britain) To record using a video camera, to videotape.
vedeir Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (early Old French).
vair Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Changeable; that may change. Multi-colored; polychromatic. Shining; brilliant Vair (fur of a squirrel).
veue Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Sight (ability to see). Viewing; inspection.
vewe Anglo-Norman (xno)
view English (eng) (transitive) To look at.. (transitive) To regard in a stated way. (computing, databases) A virtual or logical table composed of the result set of a query in relational databases.. (computing, programming) The part of a computer program which is visible to the user and can be interacted with. (obsolete) Appearance; show; aspect.. (physical) Visual perception.. (psychological) Opinion, [...]

Words with the same origin as view

Descendants of *weydstos
righteous righteousness wisdom wise wisely wizard