castaniu etymology

Romanian word castaniu comes from Romanian -iu, Romanian castană (Chestnut (nut).)

Detailed word origin of castaniu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-iu Romanian (ron) Forms adjectives denoting characteristics or qualities, especially relating to color; roughly equivalent to -ive or sometimes -ish.
castană Romanian (ron) Chestnut (nut).
castaniu Romanian (ron) (usually of hair) chestnut-colored.

Words with the same origin as castaniu

Descendants of -iu
-iu albăstriu argintiu arămiu auriu cafeniu cenușiu corbiu cânepiu cărămiziu gălbiu liliachiu măsliniu negriu portocaliu ruginiu străveziu sângeriu sălciu trandafiriu
Descendants of castană
castană