salutare etymology

Italian word salutare comes from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂-, Italian salvare, Proto-Indo-European *solo-

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Detailed word origin of salutare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*solh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
salvare Italian (ita) (transitive) to save, guard, safeguard, protect, defend. (transitive) to save, rescue, retrieve, deliver.
*solo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) whole, integrate, whole
salvare Latin (lat)
salut French (fra) (religion) salvation. Bow (inclination of the body). Wave (of the hand) (informal) bye, goodbye. (informal) hi, hello.
saluto Latin (lat) I bid farewell, take leave.. I greet, salute.. I pay respects.. I preserve, keep safe.
salutare Italian (ita) (transitive) to give somebody's regards to somebody, remember somebody to somebody. (transitive) to say hello (or good morning, good night, goodbye), greet, see off. (transitive) to welcome, greet, salute, hail.

Words with the same origin as salutare

Descendants of *solh₂-
saldare saldo salute salvare salvataggio salvatore salvezza salvo sodo soglia soldato soldo solido solo suolo
Descendants of salvare
saluto salvarsi