caratteristica etymology

Italian word caratteristica comes from Italian carattere, Italian -istica (-istics (and similar).)

Detailed word origin of caratteristica

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carattere Italian (ita) (characteristic) characteristic, trait, character. (distinctive psychological attitudes, qualities and features of a person or animal) character, nature, disposition, temper. (symbol for a word or a sound) character, letter. (typography) type, typeface, font, print.
-istica Italian (ita) -istics (and similar).
caratteristica Italian (ita) (mathematics) characteristic. (plural, mechanics) specifications. Characteristic, feature, trait, peculiarity.

Words with the same origin as caratteristica

Descendants of -istica