evacuare etymology

Italian word evacuare comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁uh₂-ko-, Proto-Indo-European *ewə-, and later Latin evacuo (I empty out; I evacuate.)

Detailed word origin of evacuare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁uh₂-ko- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ewə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to lack; empty
*wakāō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vaco Latin (lat) I am empty, void. I am free to attend, have time, am not under other obligation. I am idle, at leisure. I am unoccupied, vacant.
evacuo Latin (lat) I empty out; I evacuate.
evacuare Italian (ita) (transitive) to evacuate. (transitive) to expel (from the body); to defecate.

Words with the same origin as evacuare

Descendants of *h₁uh₂-ko-
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