sorbere etymology

Latin word sorbere comes from Proto-Indo-European *srobʰ-, Proto-Indo-European - -éyeti, and later Proto-Indo-European *srobʰéyeti (To be sipping, sucking. To cause to sip, suck.)

Detailed word origin of sorbere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*srobʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to sip, slurp, gulp
- -éyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*srobʰéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be sipping, sucking. To cause to sip, suck.
*sorβeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To suck in.
sorbere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as sorbere

Descendants of *srobʰ-
*sorbio absorbeo absorptio absorptus exsorpturus exsorptus obsorbeo obsorptus persorbeo persorpturus persorptus resorptus sorbeo sorbillo sorbilo sorbire sorbitio sorbitus