rete etymology

Italian word rete comes from Latin teneo, Latin re-, Vulgar Latin tunica retina

Detailed word origin of rete

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teneo Latin (lat) (of laws) I am binding on; bind, hold, obligate. (reflexive) I keep back, remain, stay, hold position. I comprise, contain, include, hold. I hold fast, restrain, detain, check, control; bind, fetter. I hold, have; grasp. I insist, uphold. I know, grasp, understand, conceive. I possess, occupy, control. I reach, attain; gain, acquire, obtain. I recollect, retain knowledge of, remember, bear [...]
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.
tunica retina Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
retineo Latin (lat) I hold fast, maintain, preserve, protect, guard, retain.. I hold in check, repress, check, stop, stay.. I keep or hold back, detain, restrain, retain, confine, contain; delay.
*retina Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
retis Latin (lat)
rete Italian (ita) (football) goal. Net. Network.

Words with the same origin as rete

Descendants of teneo
astinenza contento continente continuare continuo detenzione ritenuto tenente tenere
Descendants of re-
arresto raccogliere reazione recente relazione resistere respirare responsabile restare revisione ricevere richiesta ricordare ricordo rifugio rimanere rimasto riposare riposo ripreso risolto risolvere rispetto rispondere