hospes etymology

Latin word hospes comes from Latin hostem, Latin potis (Able, capable, possible.)

Detailed word origin of hospes

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hostem Latin (lat)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
*hostipotis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
hospes Latin (lat) Guest, visitor. Host. Stranger; foreigner.

Words with the same origin as hospes

Descendants of potis
posse possessio possidere possum potestas