monitor etymology

Italian word monitor comes from Proto-Indo-European *memóne (To remember. To think, to be mindful.)

Detailed word origin of monitor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*memóne Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To remember. To think, to be mindful.
*monéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*moneō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Remind, warn.
moneo Latin (lat) I remind. I warn, advise.
monitor English (eng) (British, archaic) A student leader in a class.. (archaic) An ironclad.. (computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.. (computing) A program for viewing and editing.. (engineering) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring the several tools [...]
monitor Italian (ita) Monitor (apparatus).