ghiaccio etymology

Italian word ghiaccio comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷl̥-, and later Latin glacies ((figuratively) hardness. Ice.)

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Detailed word origin of ghiaccio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷl̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
glacies Latin (lat) (figuratively) hardness. Ice.
*glacia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*glacia Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) ice.
ghiaccia Italian (ita) (archaic) ice. (rare, foods) icing, frosting.
ghiaccio Italian (ita) Ice.

Words with the same origin as ghiaccio

Descendants of *gʷl̥-
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