provoca etymology

Romanian word provoca comes from Latin voco, Latin pro-, and later Middle French provocquer (To provoke.)

Detailed word origin of provoca

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
voco Latin (lat) (transitive) I call, summon, beckon (with one's voice).. (transitive) I name, designate. (transitive, by extension) I invoke, call upon (a person, especially a god). (transitive, by extension) I summon, convene, call together.. I bring or put (into a state or condition).
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
provocare Latin (lat)
provocquer Middle French (frm) To provoke.
provoquer French (fra) To provoke, bring on, bring about.
provoca Romanian (ron) To provoke.

Words with the same origin as provoca

Descendants of voco
advocat avocat avocățel avocățesc boace provocare vocabular vocabulariu vocal vocativ voce
Descendants of pro-
apropo proces proclama produce produs profesionalism profesor prohibi proiect promiscuu promova proporție propune protecție proteja proverb prozaic purcede împrumut