vertige etymology

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

Detailed word origin of vertige

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*were- 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.
vertiginem Latin (lat)
vertige French (fra) Dizziness, vertigo.