giallo etymology

Italian word giallo comes from Latin galbus (Yellow.), Latin -inus

Detailed word origin of giallo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
galbus Latin (lat) Yellow.
-inus Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to; -ine; usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.
galbinus Latin (lat) Effeminate. Greenish-yellow, yellowish.
jaune Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Yellow Yellow.
giallo Italian (ita) (of a story) involving crimes and detective work. Yellow Amber, yellow (traffic signals). Detective fiction, detective novel, detective story; crime fiction; whodunit; pulp fiction. Mystery, (police) case. The colour yellow.

Words with the same origin as giallo

Descendants of -inus
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