saggio etymology

Italian word saggio comes from Proto-Indo-European *sep-, Proto-Indo-European *seh₁p-, and later Proto-Italic *sapiō (Discern, can tell apart, know (the difference?). Taste.)

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Detailed word origin of saggio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sep- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to try, research
*seh₁p- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sh₁pi- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sh₁p-i- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sapiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Discern, can tell apart, know (the difference?). Taste.
sapere Latin (lat)
*sapius Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*sapius Latin (lat)
sage Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Wise (having wisdom).
saggio Italian (ita) Sage (wise man) wise.

Words with the same origin as saggio

Descendants of *sep-
saggezza sapere sapore