Stare etymology


Italian word stare comes from Proto-Indo-European *sth₂-, Proto-Indo-European *-éh₁yeti, and later Proto-Italic *staēō (Stand.)

Etymology of stare

Detailed word origin of stare

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*sth₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*-éh₁yeti Proto-Indo-European (ine) Thematicization of the athematic stative verbal suffix; see *-yeti.
*sth₂éh₁ye- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*staēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Stand.
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
stare Italian (it) (intransitive) to stay, remain. (intransitive, followed by a gerund) to be doing something (present continuous). (intransitive, followed by a) to be up to. (intransitive, followed by a) to keep, stick. (intransitive, followed by per) to be about to. (intransitive, mathematics) to be to. (intransitive, regional) to live.

Words with the same origin as stare

Descendants of *sth₂-

essere soggetto stanco su subito