pis etymology

Old French word pis comes from Proto-Indo-European *mel-, Proto-Italic *pendēō (Hang, be hanging.), Proto-Italic *pendō (Hang, put in a hanging position.), Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-, Latin apo ((hapax legomenon) I fasten; attach, connect; join, bind.), Proto-Indo-European *póds, Latin picem, Ancient Greek πίσος, Proto-Indo-European *pik-, Latin post

Detailed word origin of pis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) honey, to grind, bad, wrong, dark, red, dirty, dark, red color; dirty
*pendēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hang, be hanging.
*pendō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hang, put in a hanging position.
*peysḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
apo Latin (lat) (hapax legomenon) I fasten; attach, connect; join, bind.
*póds Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
picem Latin (lat)
πίσος Ancient Greek (grc)
*pik- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
post Latin (lat) (of space) behind, back, backwards. (of time) afterwards, after (with accusative) (of space) behind. (with accusative) (of time) after, since, (transf.) besides, except.
*h₂op- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ped-yōs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pez Old Spanish (osp) Pitch, tar.
πίσον Ancient Greek (grc)
pix Latin (lat) Pitch, tar.
*postius Latin (lat) Afterwards, afterward.
pendo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I consider, ponder.. I pay.. I suspend, hang.. I weigh, weigh out.
*pisḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pisum Latin (lat) Pea, pease.
mala Latin (lat) bundle, bag (anatomy) cheekbone, jaw. Cheek.
pensare Latin (lat)
peius Latin (lat)
pensum Latin (lat) Task. Weight (of wool to be handed over as part of daily work).
*pēsum Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
piscis Latin (lat) A fish.
pez Old Spanish (osp) Fish.
peashti Aromanian (rup) Fish.
pez Spanish (spa) (informal) idiot, dimwit. Fish (especially while alive) Pitch, tar.
pis Old French (fro)

Words with the same origin as pis

Descendants of *mel-
mal maldire malfaire malfaisance maligne mallet malveis martel maudire mauvais meillor meunier mieudre molin mollificacion mollifier mols mous munoiere peisson poignal poignel poing pois repugnant
Descendants of *pendēō
compendieux dispenser espense espoise peis peisible pendre pengier pension perpendiculer poison poisson puison vilipender
Descendants of *peysḱ-
craspois graspois pesche pescheor pescheur peschier peskeur porpeis pourpais pourpois purpeis
Descendants of apo
achater acointier acorder adorer afaire alaitier alier apetit aprochier aprés aquerre asaillir depost elas posicion positif proposer repauser
Descendants of *póds
poi pui puy
Descendants of *pik-
peier peiz piz
Descendants of post
pieça poiz posterle posterne