violenza etymology

Italian word violenza comes from Proto-Indo-European *wéyh₁s, and later Proto-Italic *wīs (Strength, force, power.)

Detailed word origin of violenza

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wéyh₁s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wīs Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Strength, force, power.
vim Latin (lat)
violentus Latin (lat) Forcible, violent, vehement. Impetuous; boisterous.
violentia Latin (lat) Aggressiveness. Violence.
violenza Italian (ita) Violence.

Words with the same origin as violenza

Descendants of *wéyh₁s
vendetta vendicare violare violazione violento