mentire etymology

Italian word mentire comes from Latin mens (Intellect. Mind. Reasoning, judgement.)

Detailed word origin of mentire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mens Latin (lat) Intellect. Mind. Reasoning, judgement.
mentior Latin (lat) (with dative) I lie, deceive. I pretend, feign.
mentire Italian (ita) (intransitive) to lie (tell an untruth).

Words with the same origin as mentire

Descendants of mens
altrimenti dimenticare mente mentito menzogna