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Spanish word ruina comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rew-.

Ruina etymology ?

Ruina detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃rew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₃rew-e-ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rowō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
ruo Latin (lat) I cast down; I hurl to the ground.. I collapse, fall down.. I fail, fall.. I hurry, rush, hasten, move quickly.
ruina Latin (lat) A falling down, collapse, ruin, destruction. Ruins, debris.
ruina Spanish (spa) (plural) ruins. Decline, downfall. Ruin, decay, wreck (also figurative).