Portare etymology


Italian word portare comes from Latin porta, and later Latin porto (I carry, bear. I convey, bring.)

Etymology of portare

Detailed word origin of portare

Dictionary entry Language Definition
porta Latin (lat) (figuratively) way, means. Entrance, passage, door. Gate, especially of a city.
porto Latin (lat) I carry, bear. I convey, bring.
portare Italian (it) (transitive) to bring, fetch, take, carry. (transitive) to have, bear. (transitive) to lead, drive. (transitive) to wear. (transitive, of feelings) to bear, feel, nourish.