soldato etymology

Italian word soldato comes from Proto-Indo-European *solh₂-, and later Italian soldo ((in the plural) money. Penny, cent.)

Detailed word origin of soldato

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*solh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
solidus Latin (lat) (Medieval, historical) A bezant: the solidus's debased Byzantine successors.. (Medieval, historical) A shilling, as a unit of account or silver coin.. (historical) A solidus: a Roman ~23-carat gold coin introduced by Diocletian in AD 301. Solid.
soldus Latin (lat)
soldum Late Latin (LL)
soldo Italian (ita) (in the plural) money. Penny, cent.
soldare Italian (ita)
soldato Italian (ita) Soldier.

Words with the same origin as soldato

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