patient etymology

French word patient comes from Proto-Indo-European *pe(i)-, Italian paciente, and later Latin patior (I allow, acquiesce, submit.. I suffer, endure.)

Detailed word origin of patient

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pe(i)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
paciente Italian (ita)
patior Latin (lat) I allow, acquiesce, submit.. I suffer, endure.
patiens Latin (lat)
Patient German (deu) (medicine) patient (male or of unspecified sex or female).
patient French (fra) A patient, an outpatient Patient.

Words with the same origin as patient

Descendants of paciente
impatiemment patiemment