progetto etymology

Italian word progetto comes from Latin iacio, Latin pro, and later German Projekt (Project.)

Detailed word origin of progetto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
proicio Latin (lat) (by extension) I cast out, expel, exile, banish.. (by extension) I stretch out, hold out, extend, project.. (figuratively) I put off, defer, delay.. (figuratively) I throw away, give up, yield, resign, renounce, reject, disdain; neglect, desert, abandon.. (figuratively, with se) I rush into something; degrade myself.. (in architecture) I let part of a building jut out, cause to project.. I [...]
proiectum Latin (lat)
proiectus Latin (lat)
Projekt German (deu) Project.
progetto Italian (ita) Plan, project, design, scheme, lay out.

Words with the same origin as progetto

Descendants of iacio
gettare iniezione obiettivo oggetto soggetto