distrarre etymology

Italian word distrarre comes from Latin traho, Latin dis-

Detailed word origin of distrarre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
traho Latin (lat) (by extension) I attract the support of, win over.. (figuratively) I attract, draw (someone; their attention). I drag.. I draw out, prolong.. I extract, withdraw.. I plunder, squander.. I trail.
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
distraho Latin (lat) I draw in different directions; divide, distract, perplex.. I draw, pull or drag asunder; tear in pieces, separate forcibly, divide; scatter.. I sell separately (in parcels), retail; sell (in general). I separate in sentiment, estrange, alienate.
distrarre Italian (ita) (transitive) to amuse. (transitive) to distract, divert.

Words with the same origin as distrarre

Descendants of traho
attraente attratto contratto distrazione estratto numero ritratto traccia tracciare tranne trarre trascinare tratto
Descendants of dis-
difficile diffondere diffuso diminuire diretto direzione dirigere diritto discorso discreto discutere disponibile distanza distinguere distratto distretto distribuire divertimento divertire dritto indispensabile staccare staccato