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English

Borrowed from Latin via (road), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-, cognate of English way

Catalan

From Latin viā.

Dutch

Borrowed from Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehere (to conduct). Entered Dutch in the Latin phrase per via de (by way of), after the Portuguese por via de.

Esperanto

From vi + -a.

Fijian

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *biʀaq (compare Malay birah), from Proto-Austronesian.

Franco-Provençal

From Latin vīta.

French

Borrowed from Latin viā, the ablative of via (road, way), of uncertain origin, plausibly cognate with vehō (convey).

Italian

From Latin via.

Latin

  • From Proto-Italic *wijā, from Proto-Indo-European *wih₁eh₂-., from *weyh₁- (to pursue, be strong). Cognate with Lithuanian vyti (to pursuit). See also vīs, invītus, invītō, Ancient Greek οἶμος (oîmos).
  • Or perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰyeh₂-, from *weǵʰ- (whence vehō), hypothesis rejected by De Vaan.

Norwegian Bokmål

From Latin via

Norwegian Nynorsk

From Latin via

Portuguese

From Old Portuguese via, from Latin via (road). See Latin via for details.

Romanian

Borrowed from French and Latin via.

Romansch

From Latin via.