Sisto etymology


Latin word sisto comes from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-, and later Proto-Indo-European *stestóh₂e (To be standing.)

Etymology of sisto

Detailed word origin of sisto

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*steh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*stestóh₂e Proto-Indo-European (ine) To be standing.
*sistō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Place. Stand.
sisto Latin (lat) (intransitive) I place myself; I stand.. (intransitive) I stand still; I halt; I stand firm.. (intransitive, legal) I appear in court.. (transitive) I cause to stand; I set; I place.. (transitive, legal) I cause to appear in court.