ostenta etymology

Romanian word ostenta comes from Latin tendere, French obs-, and later Latin ostendo (I expose to view, exhibit, show.)

Detailed word origin of ostenta

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendere Latin (lat)
obs- French (fra)
ostendo Latin (lat) I expose to view, exhibit, show.
ostento Latin (lat) I exhibit, show, present.. I hold up as a threat, menace with.. I offer as an example.. I point out, signify, reveal.. I promise, proffer.. I show off, make a boastful display of.
ostenta Romanian (ron)

Words with the same origin as ostenta

Descendants of tendere
atent contențios intens tandru tinde tindere întins