forte etymology

Latin word forte comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰérǵʰonts (High.)

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Detailed word origin of forte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰérǵʰonts Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) High.
fortis Old Latin (itc-ola) Strong.
fortis Latin (lat) (figuratively) courageous, brave, steadfast. Strong (physically powerful).
forte Latin (lat)