cugino etymology

Italian word cugino comes from Latin con-, Latin sobrinus (Maternal cousin (male).)

Detailed word origin of cugino

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.
sobrinus Latin (lat) Maternal cousin (male).
com- Latin (lat)
consobrinus Latin (lat) A first cousin, cousin-german. A maternal male cousin; the child of a mother's brother. A relation.
cousin Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
cugino Italian (ita) A male cousin (son of one’s uncle or aunt).

Words with the same origin as cugino

Descendants of con-
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