prodigio etymology

Italian word prodigio comes from Latin pro-, Latin adagium (Proverb, adage.)

Detailed word origin of prodigio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
adagium Latin (lat) Proverb, adage.
prodigium Latin (lat) Omen, portent, prophetic sign. Prodigy, wonder.
prodigio Italian (ita) Prodigy. Wonder, marvel Prodigy (attributive).

Words with the same origin as prodigio

Descendants of pro-
procedere procedimento processo prodotto produrre produttore produzione professione professore profitto progetto promuovere proporre proseguire proteggere protetto protezione provenire provocare provvedere prudenza