restare etymology

Italian word restare comes from Latin sto, Latin re-, and later Latin resto (I remain. I stand firm; I stay behind.)

Detailed word origin of restare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
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.
resto Latin (lat) I remain. I stand firm; I stay behind.
restare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to remain. (intransitive) to stay.

Words with the same origin as restare

Descendants of sto
costato costituzione distanza essere istante istanza ostacolo prestito restituire sostituire sostituto stabilire stagione stare stato statua stazione
Descendants of re-
arresto raccogliere reazione recente relazione resistere respirare responsabile rete revisione ricevere richiesta ricordare ricordo rifugio rimanere rimasto riposare riposo ripreso risolto risolvere rispetto rispondere