comunicare etymology

Italian word comunicare comes from Latin munus, Proto-Indo-European *ko-moin-i

Detailed word origin of comunicare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
munus Latin (lat) A burden, duty, obligation. A gift. A service, favor. A service, office, employment. A spectacle, public show.
*ko-moin-i Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
communis Latin (lat) (grammar) having both qualities of a subdivided category, such as a verb with both an active and a passive meaning, or a syllable being either long or short.. (of manners) familiar, accessible, courteous. Common, ordinary, commonplace, universal. Democratic; representing the common sentiment. Of or for the community, public.
communico Latin (lat) (figuratively) I contaminate, defile, communicate. (in giving) I impart, share. (in receiving) I share, partake, participate in. I join, unite, add, link, connect (to an equal part). I make common, bring into common use.
comunicare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to communicate. (transitive) to communicate, to transmit, to impart, to convey. (transitive) to inform, to let someone know, to tell.

Words with the same origin as comunicare

Descendants of munus
comune comunicato comunicazione comunione comunismo comunità municipio