verser etymology

French word verser comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂i-h₂uer, and later Proto-Indo-European *wértti (To be turning around.)

Detailed word origin of verser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂i-h₂uer Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*werd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wértti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be turning around.
*wertō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
verser French (fra) To pay, to put money into a fund. To pour.