*potere etymology

Latin word *potere comes from Latin sum ((copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).), Latin -ius, Proto-Indo-European *pótis (Husband. Master, ruler.)

Detailed word origin of *potere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
*pótis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Husband. Master, ruler.
*potis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
possum Latin (lat) I am able, can.
*potere Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) to be able.

Words with the same origin as *potere

Descendants of sum
posse potestas praesens
Descendants of -ius
eloquentia iudicium officio officium prudentia regia regio sapientia
Descendants of *pótis
hospes possessio possidere possum