resistere etymology

Italian word resistere comes from Latin re-, Italian sistere

Detailed word origin of resistere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
sistere Italian (ita)
resistere Italian (ita) (intransitive) To endure.. (intransitive) To resist.. (intransitive) To withstand.

Words with the same origin as resistere

Descendants of re-
arresto raccogliere reazione recente relazione respirare responsabile restare rete revisione ricevere richiesta ricordare ricordo rifugio rimanere rimasto riposare riposo ripreso risolto risolvere rispetto rispondere