costa etymology

Romanian word costa comes from Latin sto, Latin con-, and later Italian costare ((intransitive) to cost.)

Detailed word origin of costa

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
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)
consto Latin (lat) To agree, correspond, fit. To be certain, decided, agreed upon, consistent. To consist, to be composed of. To cost. To stand still; to remain the same; stand firm. To stand together.
costare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to cost.
costa Romanian (ron) To cost.

Words with the same origin as costa

Descendants of sto
Costin adăsta aresta consta custa distanță instant obstacol restitui solstițiu sta stabil stabilitate stagiu stagiune stare stat status staul stație stâng stărui stătut stăuină
Descendants of con-
acoperi ascuns coleg comanda compara complet comporta comun concurs conduce condus conexiune confuz confuzie consiliu conta continuu convinge costum culca cumpăra cunoscut cuplu cuvânt