ridurre etymology

Italian word ridurre comes from Proto-Italic *doukō (Lead.), Latin re-, Proto-Indo-European *dewk-s, Old French (842-ca. 1400) reduire (To reduce.)

Detailed word origin of ridurre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*doukō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Lead.
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.
*dewk-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
reduire Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To reduce.
ducere Latin (lat) "be thou led, be thou guided". "to lead, to guide".
dux Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) duke. Commander, general. Leader. Prince, ruler.
reduire Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) To reduce.
duce Romanian (ron) (intransitive) to lead, to go. (reflexive, with accusative) to go. (reflexive, with accusative; figuratively) to die. (transitive) to carry, to lead Duke.
reduco Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I quell, I subdue, I subjugate [10th C.]. (figuratively) I bring back, restore, recall, revive, replace; reform. (figuratively) I bring, make or reduce to a certain condition or quality. (figuratively) I bring, produce or get out a quantity of. (military, of troops) I withdraw, cause to retreat, draw off, remove. I lead, draw, bring or conduct back; bring or accompany home.
réduire French (fra) (chemistry, cooking) to reduce. (medicine) to reduce, set. (military) to capture (place), quell (opposition etc.). (pronominal) to amount, come down à to. To cut (prices); to shorten (text); to reduce, scale down (pictures etc.). To reduce. To reduce (someone) à to. To reduce (something) en to.
ridurre Italian (ita) (transitive) to change, vary. (transitive) to cut, reduce.

Words with the same origin as ridurre

Descendants of *doukō
condotta condurre doccia duca educato educazione indurre mangiare mangiata prodotto produrre produttore produzione ridotto riduzione sedurre tradurre traduzione
Descendants of re-
arresto raccogliere reazione recente relazione resistere respirare responsabile restare rete revisione ricevere richiesta ricordare ricordo rifugio rimanere rimasto riposare riposo ripreso risolto risolvere rispetto rispondere