conta etymology

Romanian word conta comes from Latin puto, Latin con-, Latin com, and later Latin computo (I calculate, compute, reckon together.)

Detailed word origin of conta

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
puto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I arrange, settle. (figuratively) I judge, suspect, suppose. (figuratively) I ponder, consider, think about. (figuratively) I value, esteem, deem, regard, consider. I clean, cleanse. I trim, prune, lop.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
com Latin (lat)
com- Latin (lat)
computo Latin (lat) I calculate, compute, reckon together.
compter Old French (fro)
compter Middle French (frm) To recount; to tell.
compter French (fra) (ambitransitive) to count. (catenative) to intend. (transitive) to include. (transitive) to reckon, allow.
contare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to count on someone. (intransitive) to count, to matter. (transitive) to count. (transitive) to include. (transitive) to tell (a story).
conta Romanian (ron) (intransitive) to count (to be of significance; to matter), be an example of something. (intransitive, a conta pe) to count on (rely on, trust, base on).

Words with the same origin as conta

Descendants of puto
computa cont cumpăt cumpătare imputație împutaciune
Descendants of con-
acoperi ascuns coleg comanda compara complet comporta comun concurs conduce condus conexiune confuz confuzie consiliu continuu convinge costa costum culca cumpăra cunoscut cuplu cuvânt
Descendants of com
comite cumpăta curte încumeta