menzogna etymology

Italian word menzogna comes from Latin mentiri, Latin mentio (Mention, a calling to mind.)

Detailed word origin of menzogna

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mentiri Latin (lat)
mentio Latin (lat) Mention, a calling to mind.
*mentionia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
menzogna Italian (ita) Lie, falsehood, fib.

Words with the same origin as menzogna

Descendants of mentiri
mentire mentito