astinenza etymology

Italian word astinenza comes from Latin teneo, Latin abs, and later Latin abstinentia (Abstinence, self-restraint. Fasting.)

Detailed word origin of astinenza

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teneo Latin (lat) (of laws) I am binding on; bind, hold, obligate. (reflexive) I keep back, remain, stay, hold position. I comprise, contain, include, hold. I hold fast, restrain, detain, check, control; bind, fetter. I hold, have; grasp. I insist, uphold. I know, grasp, understand, conceive. I possess, occupy, control. I reach, attain; gain, acquire, obtain. I recollect, retain knowledge of, remember, bear [...]
abs Latin (lat)
abstinere Latin (lat)
abstinens Latin (lat)
abstinentia Latin (lat) Abstinence, self-restraint. Fasting.
astinenza Italian (ita) Abstinence. Withdrawal (from a drug).

Words with the same origin as astinenza

Descendants of teneo
contento continente continuare continuo detenzione rete ritenuto tenente tenere
Descendants of abs