intento etymology

Italian word intento comes from Latin intendo

Detailed word origin of intento

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
intendo Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I obey (+ dative). (New Latin) I understand. I aim, turn, direct.. I intend to. I stretch out, stretch, strain.. I turn my attention to, focus (on).
intentum Latin (lat)
intento Italian (ita) Intention, intent, design. Purpose, aim, object, goal First-person singular indicative present of intentare Intent on, concentrating on, busy at(or with).

Words with the same origin as intento

Descendants of intendo
intendere intenso stendere steso