oportet etymology

Latin word oportet comes from Proto-Indo-European *were-, and later Proto-Indo-European *wértti (To be turning around.)

Detailed word origin of oportet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*were- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*werd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wértti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be turning around.
*wertō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vertere Latin (lat)
*opvortet Latin (lat)
oportet Latin (lat) (with accusative) it is necessary, proper, becoming; it behooves.