est etymology

Latin word est comes from Classical Armenian *եստ, Proto-Indo-European *wes-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti (To be.)

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Detailed word origin of est

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*եստ Classical Armenian (xcl)
*wes- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) fat, moisture, to dress, stab, to stick, prick, pierce, sting, moist, wet
*h₁ésti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be.
*wesaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.
*h₁ésmi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂wes- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂wéseti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To dwell, remain.
est Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as est

Descendants of *եստ
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