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VOMIT is related to the Greek εμώ (emo)

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VOMIT is related to the Greek εμώ (emo)

Postby Neos » Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:43 pm

The verb vomit came from the Latin vomitare from vomo (I vomit), which is related to the greek verb εμέω - εμώ (emo; I vomit).

In Greek
α) εξεμώ or κάνω εμετό: to vomit [exemo or kano emeto]
β) εμετός: vomit [emetos]

More: http://ewonago.blogspot.com/2008/07/vomit.html
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