potent etymology

Romanian word potent comes from Latin sum ((copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).), Latin -ius, Proto-Indo-European *pótis (Husband. Master, ruler.)

Detailed word origin of potent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
*pótis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Husband. Master, ruler.
*potis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
possum Latin (lat) I am able, can.
potent Romanian (ron) (literary) potent, strong, vigorous, virile.

Words with the same origin as potent

Descendants of sum
absent esență posibil posibilitate prezent putea putere putință putut
Descendants of -ius
aleatoriu bacterie consiliu cupru forța invidie invidios legiune minister oficiu ofițer ospiciu proverb regiune teritoriu uni uniune varză vedea vedere vis visa visător vizibilitate vizita
Descendants of *pótis
hotel oaspete ospăta ospăț poseda spital