spectare etymology

Latin word spectare comes from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ-, Proto-Indo-European - -yeti, and later Proto-Indo-European *spéḱyeti (To be looking at, to keep looking at.)

Detailed word origin of spectare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*speḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -yeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*spéḱyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be looking at, to keep looking at.
*spekjō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To observe, to see.
spicere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as spectare

Descendants of *speḱ-
species
Descendants of - -yeti
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