round etymology

Portuguese word round comes from Proto-Germanic *fatą (Vessel, container.), Latin rota, Proto-Germanic *faitidaz (Fattened, made fat.), Proto-Germanic *fetą (Step; stride; pace; gait.), English around, Proto-Germanic *rūnō, Latin -undus

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Detailed word origin of round

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*fatą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Vessel, container.
rota Latin (lat) (figuratively) the disc of the sun. (pars pro toto) a car, a chariot. Wheel.
*faitidaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Fattened, made fat.
*fetą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Step; stride; pace; gait.
around English (eng) (of distance, time) Near; in the vicinity of.. At various places in.. Defining a circle or closed curve containing a thing.. Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve.. Following the perimeter of a specified area and returning to the starting point. (with turn, spin, etc.) Partially or completely rotated, including to face in the opposite [...]
*rūnō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Rune (letter of the Germanic runic alphabet). Secret, mystery.
-undus Latin (lat) Derives adjective nouns from verbs, similar to present participles, but without the present time restriction.
rotare Latin (lat)
fætt Old English (ang) Fat.
fǣtt Old English (ang)
*rūnōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To whisper, round.
fæt Old English (ang) Vessel, cup Gold plate.
rūnian Old English (ang)
rounen Middle English (enm)
rotundus Latin (lat) (figuratively) rounded, perfect. (figuratively, of speech) polished, elegant. (substantive) A sphere. Round, circular. Spherical, rotund.
ritondo Italian (ita) (archaic) roundness, rotundity (archaic).
*retundus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
fat Middle English (enm)
reont Old French (fro) Round (in shape).
fat English (eng) (dated, printing) Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.. (obsolete) Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.. Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.. Bountiful.. Carrying more fat than usual on one's body; plump; not lean or thin.. Fertile; productive.. Oily; greasy; [...]
round Portuguese (por) (martial arts) round (segment of a fight).