combattente etymology

Italian word combattente comes from Latin con-, Latin batto, and later Latin *combatto ((Vulgar Latin) I combat.)

Detailed word origin of combattente

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
batto Latin (lat)
*combatto Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I combat.
combattere Italian (ita) (intransitive) (figuratively) to fight, to battle, to shrive. (intransitive) to fight, to combat. (transitive) to fight, to combat, to oppose.
combattente Italian (ita) Fighter, combatant Fighting, combatant.

Words with the same origin as combattente

Descendants of con-
colazione collega comandante combattere cominciare compagno compito completo comportamento comprare comune confuso conoscere consiglio contare contento continuo conto contratto coppia costretto costruire costume cugino nascondere
Descendants of batto
battere battito combattimento