essere etymology

Italian word essere comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (To be.), Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi, Ancient Greek (to 1453) λόγῳ, Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὀυτ-

Detailed word origin of essere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁ésti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be.
*h₁ésmi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
λόγῳ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
*bʰowHéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ὀυτ- Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
*som Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*fuiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To become.
*ezom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Be.
*ehmi Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro) To be.
esom Old Latin (itc-ola)
εἰμί Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
παλαιός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
οὐσία Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
fui Latin (lat)
*essere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
ester Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To be. To stay; to remain.
essere Italian (ita) (auxiliary, used to form composite past tense of many intransitive verbs) to have (done something); to be in the state of having (done something); See Category:Italian verbs taking essere as auxiliary.. (impersonal, of a duration of time since an event) to have passed. (intransitive, indicating existence, identity, location, or state) to be Being.

Words with the same origin as essere

Descendants of *h₁ésti
sono è