sponsare etymology

Latin word sponsare comes from Proto-Indo-European *pend-, and later Proto-Italic *spondeō (To promise, to pledge.)

Detailed word origin of sponsare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pend- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*spondéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*spondeō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To promise, to pledge.
spondeo Latin (lat) I guarantee. I promise for another; I become security for a person, enter bail.. I promise or engage in marriage, betroth.. I promise, bind or pledge myself, contract, vow.

Words with the same origin as sponsare

Descendants of *pend-
pondo pondus