historia etymology

Latin word historia comes from Proto-Indo-European *weydstos

Detailed word origin of historia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*weydstos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ἵστωρ Ancient Greek (grc)
ἱστορέω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἱστορία Ancient Greek (grc)
historia Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin, England) storey. Account. History. Story.