giusto etymology

Italian word giusto comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ey-, Proto-Italic - tos, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₂óyu (Long time, lifetime.)

Detailed word origin of giusto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- tos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*h₂óyu Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Long time, lifetime.
*h₂yew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂yew-es-tos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂yéw-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*jowos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Law. Oath.
*jowezāō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Swear (an oath).
ious Old Latin (itc-ola)
iuro Latin (lat) I swear on oath; I vow.
*jowestos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Just, lawful.
xurar Asturian (ast) To swear (promise).
ius Latin (lat) Court of law. Law, right, duty.
justus Latin (lat)
giusto Italian (ita) Just, exactly Just, right Righteous person.

Words with the same origin as giusto

Descendants of *h₂ey-
eterno età giovane gioventù giovinezza giudice giudiziario giudizio giura giuramento giurare giurato giuria giurisdizione lunghezza lungo scongiuro
Descendants of - tos
giustificare giustizia