petere etymology

Latin word petere comes from Proto-Indo-European *pent-, and later Proto-Indo-European *péth₂eti (To fly.)

Detailed word origin of petere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*péth₂eti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To fly.
*petō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
petere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as petere

Descendants of *pent-
ponto