proteggere etymology

Italian word proteggere comes from Latin tego (I cover; I clothe.. I protect.), Latin pro, Latin pro-

Detailed word origin of proteggere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tego Latin (lat) I cover; I clothe.. I protect.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
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.
protego Latin (lat) I cover. I defend. I protect.
proteggere Italian (ita) To protect.

Words with the same origin as proteggere

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