vano etymology

Italian word vano comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁weh₂-, Proto-Indo-European *awa(n)-

Detailed word origin of vano

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁weh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*awa(n)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁weh₂-sno- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wānos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
vanus Latin (lat) (figuratively) groundless, baseless, meaningless. Deceptive, untrustworthy. Ostentatious, boastful. Unsubstantial. Vain, empty, vacant, void.
vano Italian (ita) Quaint. Vain, useless, idle Room. Space, opening, compartment, bay.

Words with the same origin as vano

Descendants of *h₁weh₂-
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