From Proto-Italic *weɣō, from Proto-Indo-European *wéǵʰeti, from the root *weǵʰ- (“to ride”).
Cognate with Arcadocypriot Greek ϝέχω (wékhō), Sanskrit वहति (vahati), Persian وز (væz), Old English wegan.
(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈwe.hoː/, [ˈwɛ.hoː]
vehō (present infinitive vehere, perfect active vēxī, supine vectum); third conjugation
- I carry, bear, convey, transport
- (passive) I ride; I am borne.
- May be used to mean carried by a person, riding a horse, ferried by ship, and many other means of conveyance. Uses ablative of means.