hotel etymology

Romanian word hotel comes from Latin -alis, Latin potis (Able, capable, possible.), Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.), Proto-Indo-European *pótnih₂, Late Latin hospitale

Detailed word origin of hotel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
*gʰóstis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.
*pótnih₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hospitale Late Latin (LL)
hostis Latin (lat) (plural only) the enemy. An enemy of the state, a stranger.
*gʰóspot- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hostipotis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
hospes Latin (lat) Guest, visitor. Host. Stranger; foreigner.
hospitalis Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to a host or guest.. Of or pertaining to hospitality; providing hospitality or generous towards guests, hospitable.
hospitale Latin (lat) Guesthouse, guestroom. Hospital.
hospitālis Late Latin (LL)
hospitalis Late Latin (LL)
ostel Old French (fro) Shelter; place to stay.
hostel Middle French (frm) Hotel; hostel; inn (establishment offering rooms for hire). Shelter; living quarters; place to stay.
hôtel French (fra) Hotel. Mansion, town house, hotel.
hotel Romanian (ron) Hotel.

Words with the same origin as hotel

Descendants of -alis
act actor canal capital central criminal digital egal general homosexual legal mental mintal muzical natural personal principal real realitate regal social spital vital zece
Descendants of potis
oaspete ospiciu ospăta ospăț poseda posibil posibilitate potent putea putere putință putut
Descendants of *gʰóstis
oaste ostaș ostil ostilitate oștean oști