marito etymology

Latin word marito comes from Proto-Indo-European *meryo, Proto-Indo-European *meryos, and later Latin -culus (; added to a noun to form a diminutive of that noun.)

Detailed word origin of marito

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*meryo Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*meryos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-culus Latin (lat) ; added to a noun to form a diminutive of that noun.
maritus Latin (lat) (of animals) male. (poetic) lover. Husband, married man Marital, matrimonial, conjugal.
marito Latin (lat) (of animals) I am coupled; I have a mate.. (of plants) I am grafted.. I impregnate.. I marry, wed.

Words with the same origin as marito

Descendants of *meryo
mari