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edificar (Verb) "to build"
13th cent. From Latin ædificare 'id.' from ædes "building" and facere "to make" (see hacer). Latin ædes is from Proto-Italic *aiþ- "hearth." From Proto-Indo-European *h2i̯dh- "to burn."
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese edificar, French édifier, Italian edificare
Italic
Oscan aídíl, Faliscan efiles, Volscan aidiles
Celtic
Old Irish áed "fire," Welsh aidd "ardor," Middle Breton oaz "jealousy"
Germanic
Old High German eit "pyre," Old English ād 'id.'
Hellenic
Ancient Greek αἴθειν (aíthein) "to burn"
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit édha- "firewood," -idh- "igniting"