riposo etymology

Italian word riposo comes from Latin re-, Latin pausare

Detailed word origin of riposo

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.
pausare Latin (lat)
repauso Latin (lat) (intransitive) I lay at rest, quiet, nourish.. I am at rest, I rest completely, repose.
riposare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to rest, to have a rest, to take a rest, to sleep, to stand. (intransitive) to rest, to lie, to be buried. (transitive) to rest (transitive) to place back, to put back, to lay down again.
riposo Italian (ita) (military) standing at ease. Rest, repose, break. Retirement. Sleep, rest.

Words with the same origin as riposo

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