profondo etymology

Italian word profondo comes from Latin fundus, Latin pro, and later Old French (842-ca. 1400) profont ((figuratively) deep; profound. Deep (of a liquid).)

Detailed word origin of profondo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fundus Latin (lat) An authority. Bottom. Farm; piece of land; estate. Foundation. Ground.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
profundus Latin (lat) Boundless, vast; bottomless. Deep, profound. Intense, extreme, profound; immoderate. Obscure, unknown, mysterious. Thick, dense.
profont Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (figuratively) deep; profound. Deep (of a liquid).
parfunt Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
profond Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Bottom (lowest part) Deep (of water, etc.).
profond French (fra) Deep. Profound.
parfond Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Deep.
profondo Italian (ita) Depths Deep, deeply, profoundly Deep, profound.

Words with the same origin as profondo

Descendants of fundus
confondere confuso diffondere diffuso fondamenta fondato fondazione fondo fusione fuso profondamente profondità sfondare