convinge etymology

Romanian word convinge comes from Latin con-, Proto-Italic *winkō (To conquer, to overcome.)

Detailed word origin of convinge

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
*winkō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To conquer, to overcome.
vincere Latin (lat)
învinge Romanian (ron) (transitive) to beat, defeat, vanquish. (transitive) to win (against an opponent).
convinco Latin (lat) I conquer, establish.. I convict, find guilty.. I convince.
convinge Romanian (ron) (reflexive, with accusative) to convince oneself, to reassure oneself. (transitive) to convince, to persuade.

Words with the same origin as convinge

Descendants of con-
acoperi ascuns coleg comanda compara complet comporta comun concurs conduce condus conexiune confuz confuzie consiliu conta continuu costa costum culca cumpăra cunoscut cuplu cuvânt
Descendants of *winkō
convict convicțiune evinge invincibil previnge victorie vince vâlced învinge