fortuna etymology

Italian word fortuna comes from Proto-Italic *fortūnā, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, and later Latin fors (Luck, chance. Perhaps, perchance.)

Detailed word origin of fortuna

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*fortūnā Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*bʰrewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰēr- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*forts Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
fors Latin (lat) Luck, chance. Perhaps, perchance.
fortuna Latin (lat) (in the plural) possessions. Destiny, fate. Fortune, luck. Good fortune; misfortune (depending on context). Prosperity.
fortuna Italian (ita) Fortune. Luck.

Words with the same origin as fortuna

Descendants of *bʰrewh₁-
bar bara baracca barba barbone barra bordello bordo break brodo bruno colazione ferire ferita forse forza freddo fritto furto offerto offrire relazione sofferto soffrire
Descendants of - -tis
base basso dose geniale genio gente gentile hotel luglio mentale mente mentire morte ospedale ospite ostile sete sforzo stagione stazione vestito vite
Descendants of *bʰrewe-
metafora sofferenza ucciso