est etymology

Italian word est comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews-, Classical Armenian *եստ, Proto-Indo-European *aus-, and later Proto-Germanic *austraz (East, eastern.)

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Detailed word origin of est

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ews- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) dawn
*եստ Classical Armenian (xcl)
*aus- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to shine, eastern
*h₂éwsros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East, eastern.
*h₁é-h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wesaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.
*h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East East, eastward.
est Latin (lat)
east Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Eastern, easterly From the east. Towards the east The east.
ēast Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
est French (fra) East East.
est Italian (ita) East.

Words with the same origin as est

Descendants of *h₂ews-
aurora dorato oro pomodoro
Descendants of *եստ
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