tornare etymology

Italian word tornare comes from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁-, and later Latin tornus (A potter's wheel.. A turner's wheel, lathe.)

Detailed word origin of tornare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*terh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) rub, twist
τόρνος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
tornus Latin (lat) A potter's wheel.. A turner's wheel, lathe.
torno Latin (lat) I round off, make round (by turning on a lathe).. I turn.
tornare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to return, come back.

Words with the same origin as tornare

Descendants of *terh₁-