rifugio etymology

Italian word rifugio comes from Latin fugere, Latin re-, Italian rifugiare, and later Latin refugium (Refuge.)

Detailed word origin of rifugio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fugere Latin (lat)
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.
rifugiare Italian (ita) (transitive) To afford refuge to; to hide or shelter (someone or something).
refugium Latin (lat) Refuge.
rifugio Italian (ita) Shelter, refuge.

Words with the same origin as rifugio

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