tendere etymology

English word tendere comes from Proto-Indo-European *tengʰ-, and later Proto-Italic *tendō (To stretch.)

Detailed word origin of tendere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*tengʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*tendō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To stretch.
tendere Latin (lat)
tendere English (eng)