appetito etymology

Italian word appetito comes from Latin peto, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Detailed word origin of appetito

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peto Latin (lat) (ecclesiastical) To missionize or proselytize among the people of a place.. I ask, beg, request.. I attack.. I beg, beseech.. I make for (somewhere).. I seek, aim at, desire.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
appeto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I desire eagerly, long for, covet; have an appetite for. (intransitive) I approach, draw nigh to, be at hand. (transitive) I attack, fall or seize upon, assault, assail. (transitive) I strive or grasp after (something), try to get.
appetitus Latin (lat) An attack, assault. Passion, appetite. Passionate desire or longing. The faculty of desire.
appetito Italian (ita) Appetite.

Words with the same origin as appetito

Descendants of peto
competenza competere competizione incompetente petizione ripetere ripetuto
Descendants of ad
a accedere accelerare accento accusa accusare affare aggiungere aggiunto amministratore amministrazione ammirare ammiratore annullare apparire appartamento approccio arrivare arrogante attendere attenti attenzione attratto avventura