video etymology

Latin word video comes from Proto-Indo-European *weydstos, and later Proto-Italic *widēō (See.)

Detailed word origin of video

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*weydstos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*widēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) See.
video Latin (lat) (passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend.