giorno etymology

Italian word giorno comes from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-, Latin diu, Proto-Italic *djēm, and later Proto-Italic *djous (Jupiter. Day, sky.)

Detailed word origin of giorno

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dyew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) god, sky, sky, sky, heaven
diu Latin (lat) Continually, all day. Long enough. Long, long while, for a long time.
*djēm Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*djous Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Jupiter. Day, sky.
diovos Latin (lat)
diem Latin (lat)
diurnus Latin (lat) Daily. Of the day Day (medieval Latin only).
diurnum Latin (lat)
giorno Italian (ita) Day.

Words with the same origin as giorno

Descendants of *dyew-
domenica giornata luglio lunedì martedì mentre mercoledì nottata notte oggi quotidiano venerdì