cumplimiento etymology

Spanish word cumplimiento comes from Latin con-, Latin pleo (To fill, to fulfill.)

Detailed word origin of cumplimiento

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.
pleo Latin (lat) To fill, to fulfill.
compleo Latin (lat) (of a promise) I fulfil.. (with food or drink) I fill, sate; satisfy.. I cover, overwhelm.. I fill up, fill full, fill out; make up, complete.. I finish, complete.
cumplir Spanish (spa) To complete. To fulfil. To turn a certain age (usually succeeded by los).
cumplimiento Spanish (spa) Compliance. Formality. Fulfillment, completion.