certo etymology

Italian word certo comes from Proto-Italic *krinō (Decide. Distinguish, discern. Sift, separate.)

Detailed word origin of certo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cerno Latin (lat) I decide. I distinguish, discern, see. I perceive. I separate, sift.
*krinō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Decide. Distinguish, discern. Sift, separate.
*krey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cretus Latin (lat)
certo Italian (ita) (preposition) some, certain. Certain, sure. Reliable Certainly, of course, surely, definitely.