compassione etymology

Italian word compassione comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) παθητικός, Ancient Greek (to 1453) σύν, and later Latin compassio (Fellow suffering; sympathy, agreement, compassion.)

Detailed word origin of compassione

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
παθητικός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
σύν Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
συμπάθεια Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
compassio Latin (lat) Fellow suffering; sympathy, agreement, compassion.
compassione Italian (ita) Compassion, pity.

Words with the same origin as compassione

Descendants of σύν
simbolo sindacato sindaco sistema sistemare