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French word vis comes from Latin via (Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.), Proto-Indo-European *weh₁y-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis.

Vis etymology ?

Vis detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
via Latin (lat) Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.
*weh₁y- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wéǵʰeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be transporting.
*wéǵʰ-tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wéh₁itis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Branch, switch. That which twines or bends.
vectis Latin (lat) A bar or bolt (for fastening a door).. A carrying-pole.. A strong pole or bar used for leverage; lever; crowbar; handspike.
*wītis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vitis Latin (lat) (historical) a vine staff, the baton or cane of a Roman centurion. Vine.
viz Old French (fro)
vis French (fra) Screw (metal fastener).

Words with the same origin as vis

Descendants of via
avis courage dommage envoyer garage héritage langage louis maquillage mariage otage partage passage sauver tatouage visage vit voie voiture voyage véhicule âge équipage étage
Descendants of *weh₁y-
amha aviser iris iriser tournevis vette vis-à-vis vis-à-vis de visière viticulture vétillard vétiller àmha
Descendants of - -tis
absolument apparemment bas base certainement comment complètement doucement finalement force gens gentil gouvernement génial hôpital hôtel mentir mort tellement totalement vraiment évidemment