direzione etymology

Italian word direzione comes from Latin directus, Latin -tione

Detailed word origin of direzione

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
directus Latin (lat) (by extension) direct, straight; level; upright. Directed, steered, having been directed. Distributed, scattered, having been distributed. Laid straight, arranged in lines, having been arranged in lines.
-tione Latin (lat)
directio Latin (lat) Aiming. Correction. Direction (act of directing). Fairness. Righteousness.
direction French (fra) (figuratively) direction. (figuratively) the director of the administration/organisation. (occasional, figurative) the territory administered by a government. (spatial) direction. Government.
direzione Italian (ita) (music) conductorship, (fig.) baton. Administrative department, manager's office. Direction, management, supervision, leadership, control. Direction, way, course.

Words with the same origin as direzione

Descendants of directus
diretto direttore diritto dritto