convincere etymology

Latin word convincere comes from Latin con-, Proto-Indo-European *weyg-, and later Proto-Italic *winkō (To conquer, to overcome.)

Detailed word origin of convincere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
*weyg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wi-n-k- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*winkō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To conquer, to overcome.
vincere Latin (lat)
învinge Romanian (ron) (transitive) to beat, defeat, vanquish. (transitive) to win (against an opponent).
convincere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as convincere

Descendants of con-
comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo coram curia