stile etymology

Italian word stile comes from Proto-Indo-European *steyg-, and later Old French (842-ca. 1400) estile (Style; manner; fashion (of doing something).)

Detailed word origin of stile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*steyg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) pierce
stilus Latin (lat) (botany) The stem of a plant.. (by extension) A style in speaking, manner of speaking.. (by extension) The act of setting down in writing, composing, composition; manner of writing, style.. A pointed instrument; stake, pale, spike.. A stylus or pencil used for writing on waxen tablets.
estile Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Style; manner; fashion (of doing something).
style Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
style French (fra) Style (clarification of this definition is being sought).
stile Italian (ita) Class. Style.

Words with the same origin as stile

Descendants of *steyg-
staccare staccato