colazione etymology

Italian word colazione comes from Latin collatio (bringing together), which derives from Latin con- (with, together) and fero (bear)

Detailed word origin of colazione

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fero Latin (lat) I bear, carry. I cast (a vote); pass or ratify (a law). I report. I suffer, endure. I support, hold up.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
confer Latin (lat)
collatio Latin (lat) Collecting (bringing together). Collection (of taxes). Comparison, collation (of facts). Union, combination.
colazione Italian (ita) Breakfast. Light meal, collation. Lunch.

Words with the same origin as colazione

Descendants of fero
offerto offrire relativamente relazione sofferenza sofferto soffrire
Descendants of con-
collega comandante combattere cominciare compagno compito completo comportamento comprare comune confuso conoscere consiglio contare contento continuo conto contratto coppia costretto costruire costume cugino nascondere