protetto etymology

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

Detailed word origin of protetto

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.
protegere Latin (lat)
protectus Latin (lat)
protetto Italian (ita) Protected, sheltered.

Words with the same origin as protetto

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