ospiciu etymology

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

Detailed word origin of ospiciu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ionem Latin (lat)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
*gʰóstis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enemy. Guest. Stranger, host.
*pótnih₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hostem Latin (lat)
*gʰóspot- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hostipotis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
hospes Latin (lat) Guest, visitor. Host. Stranger; foreigner.
hospitium Latin (lat) A hospitable reception, entertainment, hospitality.. A place of entertainment for strangers; lodgings, inn, guest-chamber, poorhouse.. The tie of hospitality, relation of host and guest. Friendship, bond.
hospise Old French (fro)
hospice French (fra) Hospice.
ospizio Italian (ita) Home (for the elderly etc.). Hospice. Nursing home.
ospiciu Romanian (ron) Mental hospital, insane asylum.

Words with the same origin as ospiciu

Descendants of potis
hotel oaspete ospăta ospăț poseda posibil posibilitate potent putea putere putință putut spital
Descendants of *gʰóstis
oaste ostaș ostil ostilitate oștean oști