villa etymology

Latin word villa comes from Latin -olus, Proto-Indo-European *wey-, Proto-Indo-European *weiḱ-

Detailed word origin of villa

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-olus Latin (lat)
*wey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*weiḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*weyg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
vicus Latin (lat) Municipal section or ward, farm. Street; quarter, neighbourhood; row of houses. Village; hamlet.
*vicula Latin (lat)
villa Latin (lat) Country house; villa. Estate, farm.