Forza etymology


Italian word forza comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰérǵʰonts (High.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰértis (The act of carrying, bearing.)

Etymology of forza

Detailed word origin of forza

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bʰérǵʰonts Proto-Indo-European (ine) High.
*bʰértis Proto-Indo-European (ine) The act of carrying, bearing.
fortis Old Latin (itc-ola) Strong.
*forts Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
fortis Latin (lat) (figuratively) courageous, brave, steadfast. Strong (physically powerful).
fors Latin (lat) Luck, chance. Perhaps, perchance.
fortia Latin (lat)
fortia Late Latin (LL)
forza Italian (it) Second-person singular imperative of forzare. Force. Strength.