tendo etymology

Latin word tendo comes from Proto-Indo-European *tengʰ-, and later Proto-Italic *tendō (To stretch.)

Detailed word origin of tendo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*tengʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*tendō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To stretch.
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.