est etymology

Romanian word est comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews-, Old Armenian *եստ, Proto-Indo-European *aus-, and later Proto-Germanic *austraz (East, eastern.)

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Detailed word origin of est

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ews- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*եստ Old Armenian (xcl)
*aus- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂éwsros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austraz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East, eastern.
*h₁é-h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wesaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.
*h₁es- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*austrą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) East East, eastward.
est Latin (lat)
east Old English (ang) Eastern, easterly From the east. Towards the east The east.
ēast Old English (ang)
est French (fra) East East.
est Romanian (ron) East.

Words with the same origin as est

Descendants of *h₂ews-
alior aur aurar auri aurifer auriu aurora auros austru
Descendants of *եստ
absent consens e esență este fi fiindcă ființă fire firesc fiu fost interesant posibil posibilitate prezent putea putere putut sens sentiment simț simți sunt