visa etymology

French word visa comes from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (To have seen, to know.), Latin -ionem, Proto-Indo-European - -tós

Detailed word origin of visa

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wóyde Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have seen, to know.
-ionem Latin (lat)
- -tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*widēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) See.
*widtós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Known. Seen.
*wissos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
video Latin (lat) (passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend.
video English (eng) (dated) VHS.. A short film clip, with or without audio (as in a music video, or one of the plethora of user-generated short movies on sites such as YouTube).. Motion picture stored on VHS or some other format.. Television, television show, movie. (Britain) To record a television program. (Britain) To record using a video camera, to videotape.
visa Latin (lat)
visa French (fra) A mark or stamp attesting to the performance of an official action. A travel visa.

Words with the same origin as visa

Descendants of *wóyde
avis envie guide pourvu prudemment prudent prévoir prévu revoir revue télé vedette vis visage viser visible vision visiter visuel voici voilà voir vu évident
Descendants of - -tós
bye date nature note noël tente vent étage état été