vasto etymology

Italian word vasto comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁weh₂-, and later Latin vastus (Empty, unoccupied. Vast, immense. Wasted, deserted.)

Detailed word origin of vasto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁weh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁weh₂-sto- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wāstos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vastus Latin (lat) Empty, unoccupied. Vast, immense. Wasted, deserted.
vasto Italian (ita) Vast.

Words with the same origin as vasto

Descendants of *h₁weh₂-
avvocato equivoco evacuare guasto provocare vano vocazione