attento etymology

Italian word attento comes from Latin tendo, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Latin attineo

Detailed word origin of attento

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendere Latin (lat)
attineo Latin (lat) (used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).
attento Italian (ita) Attentive, intent, watchful, alert. Careful, close, focusing.

Words with the same origin as attento

Descendants of tendo
attendere attenzione contento intendere intenso intento intenzione pretendere stendere steso tensione teso
Descendants of ad
a accedere accelerare accento accusa accusare affare aggiungere aggiunto amministratore amministrazione ammirare ammiratore annullare apparire appartamento appetito approccio arrivare arrogante attenti attratto avventura