fallo etymology

Italian word fallo comes from Proto-Indo-European *sgʷʰh₂el-, and later Italian fallare ((intransitive) to make a mistake.)

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Detailed word origin of fallo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sgʷʰh₂el- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
fallo Latin (lat) I appease, beguile.. I deceive, trick, cheat, disappoint.. I escape the notice of, am unseen.. I mistake, am mistaken, deceive myself.. I swear falsely, perjure.
fallare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to make a mistake.
fallo Italian (ita) (sports) foul. Fault, error.

Words with the same origin as fallo

Descendants of *sgʷʰh₂el-
fallimento fallire fallita falso