polso etymology

Italian word polso comes from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂-, Proto-Indo-European *pel, and later Proto-Italic *pelnō (Approach, go to. Bring close.)

Detailed word origin of polso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pelh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pel Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pelnō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Approach, go to. Bring close.
pulsum Latin (lat)
pello Latin (lat) (figuratively) I conquer, overcome, beat, defeat.. (figuratively) I touch, move, affect, impress. (military) I rout, put to flight, discomfit.. (music) I strike the cords, play.. I push, drive, hurl, impel, propel; expel, banish, eject, thrust out. I strike, set in motion.
pulsus Latin (lat) Pulse, impulse, beat, stroke.
polso Italian (ita) Cuff (of a sleeve). Pulse (medical). Wrist.

Words with the same origin as polso

Descendants of *pelh₂-
appello espulsione impulso piazza polacco