oro etymology

Italian word oro comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews-, and later Proto-Italic *auzom (Gold.)

Detailed word origin of oro

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ews- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) dawn
*h₂é-h₂us-o- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) glow
*auzom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Gold.
ausum Latin (lat) ("gold").
ausum Old Latin (itc-ola)
aurum Latin (lat) A Golden Age. Any object made of gold, such as a gold coin or a gold ring. Gold (as mineral or metal). Gold (colour). Lustre.
oro Italian (ita) Gold (in colour) (chemistry) gold. (figuratively) gold, money, wealth. (heraldry) or. (in the plural) gold jewels. (sports) gold, gold medal. Gold (colour).

Words with the same origin as oro

Descendants of *h₂ews-
aurora dorato est pomodoro