Piacere etymology


Italian word piacere comes from Venetian placeo, and later Latin placet (: "he/she/it pleases".)

Etymology of piacere

Detailed word origin of piacere

Dictionary entry Language Definition
placeo Venetian (vec)
placet Latin (lat) : "he/she/it pleases".
piacere Italian (it) Pleased to meet you (intransitive) (followed by a or preceded by an indirect object) to be pleasing to (usually translated into English as like with exchange of the subject and object). (intransitive) to be fond of Delight. Favour, kindness. Pleasure, enjoyment.