marinaio etymology

Italian word marinaio comes from Italian -aio, Italian marina

Detailed word origin of marinaio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-aio Italian (ita) A suffix used to form agent nouns.. Used to form words, derived from nouns, meaning a place or (more rarely) an animal associated with the specified object.
marina Italian (ita) , sea, marine, nautical, seaside Coast. Marina. Navy. Seascape.
marinaio Italian (ita) Sailor, mariner, seaman.

Words with the same origin as marinaio

Descendants of -aio
bagagliaio granaio macellaio