padrino etymology

Italian word padrino comes from Proto-Indo-European *patrom, Proto-Indo-European - -tḗr, Irish Lord's Prayer, Old Irish Lord's Prayer, and later Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (Father.)

Detailed word origin of padrino

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*patrom Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -tḗr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
Lord's Prayer Irish (gle)
Lord's Prayer Old Irish (sga)
*ph₂tḗr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Father.
*patēr Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Father.
patrem Latin (lat)
padrino Italian (ita) Godfather. Second (at a duel). Sponsor (at a baptism).

Words with the same origin as padrino

Descendants of - -tḗr
compare luglio padre padrone patria patrimonio riparare