hospice etymology

French word hospice comes from Latin -ionem, Latin potis (Able, capable, possible.), Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.), Proto-Indo-European *pótnih₂

Detailed word origin of hospice

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ionem Latin (lat)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
*gʰóstis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.
*pótnih₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hostis Latin (lat) (plural only) the enemy. An enemy of the state, a stranger.
*gʰóspot- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hostipotis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
hospes Latin (lat) Guest, visitor. Host. Stranger; foreigner.
hospitium Latin (lat) A hospitable reception, entertainment, hospitality.. A place of entertainment for strangers; lodgings, inn, guest-chamber, poorhouse.. The tie of hospitality, relation of host and guest. Friendship, bond.
hospise Old French (fro)
hospice French (fra) Hospice.
ospizio Italian (ita) Home (for the elderly etc.). Hospice. Nursing home.

Words with the same origin as hospice

Descendants of potis
horeca hospitalier hospitaliser hospitalité hospitalièrement hôpital hôte hôtel hôtesse impossible impotent omnipotent otage posseoir possesseur possession possibilisme possibilité possible posséder potence pouvoir puissamment puissant
Descendants of *gʰóstis
hostie hostile ost