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historia f. (Noun) "history," "story"
A 13th cent. borrowing direct from Latin historia 'id.' Borrowed by the Latins from Greek ἱστορία (historía) 'id.' From ἵστωρ (hístor) "wise man," "expert." From Proto-Indo-European *u̯id-tōr- "knower." From the root *u̯ei̯d- "to know," "to see" (whence ver).
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian historia, Portuguese história, Catalan història, French histoire, Italian storia, Romanian istorie
Hellenic
Boeotian ϝίστωρ (wístor) "witness"