Avis etymology


French word avis comes from Proto-Indo-European *wéh₁itis (Branch, switch. That which twines or bends.), Proto-Italic *wītis, Latin -ionem, Proto-Indo-European *wéǵʰ-tis, Proto-Indo-European *widtós (Known. Seen.)

Etymology of avis

Detailed word origin of avis

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*wéh₁itis Proto-Indo-European (ine) Branch, switch. That which twines or bends.
*wītis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
-ionem Latin (lat)
*wéǵʰ-tis Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*widtós Proto-Indo-European (ine) Known. Seen.
vectis Latin (lat) A bar or bolt (for fastening a door).. A carrying-pole.. A strong pole or bar used for leverage; lever; crowbar; handspike.
*wissos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vitis Latin (lat) (historical) a vine staff, the baton or cane of a Roman centurion. Vine.
video Latin (lat) (passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend.
*visaticum Latin (lat) (Gallo-Romance) face.
viz Old French (fro)
avis Old French (fro) Opinion.
avis French (fr) Notice. Opinion. Piece of advice.

Words with the same origin as avis

Descendants of *wéh₁itis


Descendants of *widtós