ospite etymology

Italian word ospite comes from Latin potis (Able, capable, possible.), Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.), Proto-Indo-European *pótnih₂

Detailed word origin of ospite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
*gʰóstis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.
*pótnih₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hostem Latin (lat)
*gʰóspot- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hostipotis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
hospes Latin (lat) Guest, visitor. Host. Stranger; foreigner.
ospite Italian (ita) (biology) host. Guest. Host, hostess (sports) visiting. Hosting (attribute).

Words with the same origin as ospite

Descendants of potis
hotel onnipotente ospedale ospitalità ospitare ospizio possedere posseduto possesso possibile potente potenza potere
Descendants of *gʰóstis
ostile