preso etymology

Italian word preso comes from Latin prehendere, English -ile ((non-productive) tending to, or capable of.), Spanish prehensus

Detailed word origin of preso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prehendere Latin (lat)
-ile English (eng) (non-productive) tending to, or capable of.
prehensus Spanish (spa)
prehensus Latin (lat)
prensus Latin (lat)
preso Italian (ita) (of person) busy, taken up, preoccupied. (of thing) taken, occupied Past participle of prendere.

Words with the same origin as preso

Descendants of prehendere
comprendere comprensione prendere sorprendente sorpresa