potens etymology

Latin word potens comes from Latin sum ((copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).), Latin -ius, Proto-Indo-European *pótis (Husband. Master, ruler.)

Detailed word origin of potens

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
*pótis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Husband. Master, ruler.
*potis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
potens Latin (lat) Being able (to), able; potent, mighty, strong, powerful.

Words with the same origin as potens

Descendants of sum
posse potestas praesens
Descendants of -ius
eloquentia iudicium officio officium prudentia regia regio sapientia
Descendants of *pótis
hospes possessio possidere possum