spalla etymology

Italian word spalla comes from Proto-Indo-European *sph₂-dʰ-

Detailed word origin of spalla

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sph₂-dʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
σπάθη Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
spatham Latin (lat)
spatula Late Latin (LL)
spalla Italian (ita) (anatomy, cut of meat, portion of a garment) shoulder. (in the plural) back. (theatre, comedy) straight man, second banana. Back, rear. Sidekick, second fiddle.

Words with the same origin as spalla

Descendants of *sph₂-dʰ-
spada spazzola spazzolino