senso etymology

Italian word senso comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-, Proto-Germanic *wesaną (To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.)

Detailed word origin of senso

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂wes- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wesaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To consume, feast To be. To exist. To remain.
*sent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to go, to feel  , to walk, travel, being, true, to head for, go
sentire Latin (lat)
sensus Latin (lat) (poetic) understanding, reason. A feeling, sentiment. Perception, capability of feeling, ability to perceive.
senso Italian (ita) (in the plural) consciousness. Direction. Meaning. Purpose. Sense.