vendicare etymology

Italian word vendicare comes from Proto-Indo-European *diǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ-e-, Proto-Italic *wīs (Strength, force, power.)

Detailed word origin of vendicare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*diǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*deyḱ-e- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to show, point out
*wīs Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Strength, force, power.
*déyḱti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be pointing out.
vis Latin (lat) (New Latin, physics) energy, force. (figuratively) assault, affront. Force, power, strength. Violence.
*deikō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Say.
dico Latin (lat) I appropriate to, devote to, assign to, set apart for.. I consecrate, deify.. I dedicate, devote.
vindex Latin (lat) Claimant, vindicator.
vindico Latin (lat) I avenge, vindicate, claim, punish.. I liberate, deliver, spare.. I protect.
vendicare Italian (ita) (transitive) To avenge or revenge.

Words with the same origin as vendicare

Descendants of *diǵ-
digitale dito
Descendants of *deyḱ-e-
benedizione condizione detta detto dire ditta dizionario giudice giudizio giurisdizione indicare indice maledizione nascondere
Descendants of *wīs
vendetta violare violazione violento violenza