essence etymology

French word essence comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (To be.), Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi, Ancient Greek λόγῳ, Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Ancient Greek ὀυτ-

Detailed word origin of essence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁ésti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be.
*h₁ésmi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
λόγῳ Ancient Greek (grc)
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ὀυτ- Ancient Greek (grc)
*som Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*fuiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To become.
*ezom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Be.
*ehmi Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro) To be.
esom Old Latin (itc-ola)
εἰμί Ancient Greek (grc)
παλαιός Ancient Greek (grc)
οὐσία Ancient Greek (grc)
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
essentia Latin (lat) Essence, being.
essence French (fra) (philosophy, theology) essence. Essence, essential oil. Petrol, gasoline.

Words with the same origin as essence

Descendants of *h₁ésti
absence absent besoin est futur fût gâteau intéressant intéresser intérêt possibilité possible pouvoir présent puissant sandwich sans sens sensation sensible sentir soigner soin être
Descendants of ὀυτ-
bien-être c'est essif ester estérifier peut-être