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Spanish word ruinar comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rew-e-ti, and later Latin ruina (A falling down, collapse, ruin, destruction. Ruins, debris.).

Ruinar etymology ?

Ruinar detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃rew-e-ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rowō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
ruere Latin (lat)
ruina Latin (lat) A falling down, collapse, ruin, destruction. Ruins, debris.
ruina Spanish (spa) (plural) ruins. Decline, downfall. Ruin, decay, wreck (also figurative).
ruinar Spanish (spa) To destroy, ruin.