vis etymology

Latin word vis comes from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *mno-, and later Proto-Italic *welō (To want.)

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Detailed word origin of vis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*welh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mno- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*welō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To want.
velox Latin (lat) Swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy.
vis Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as vis

Descendants of *welh₁-
malo nolo sis