From Late Latin immediatus 'id.' From in- "in" (see in- (2)) and mediatus "halved by the middle," "divided in twain" (see mediar).
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Portuguese imediato, Catalan immediat, French immédiat, Italian immediato
From Latin innocentem, accusative of innocens 'id.' From in- "not" (see in- (1)) and nocens "wicked," "harmful" (see nocente).
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Portuguese inocente, French innocent, Italian innocente; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Romanian inocent
|inteligente (Adjective) "intelligent" Very early 17th cent. From Latin intellegentem, accusative of intellegens 'id.' From inter- "between" (see inter-) and legere "to read" (see leer).|
From Latin intentar "to extend toward," from intendere "to focus on," "to strain" (see entender) and frequentive suffix -tare (see note under faltar).
Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Asturian entender, Portuguese intender, Catalan entendre, French entendre, Italian intendere; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Aromanian ntindu, Romanian întinde; Sardinian: intèndhere
|intento m. (Noun) "attempt" Meaning influenced by Medieval Latin intentus "attempt." From Latin intentus "extension;" itself from intentare "to extend towards" (see intentar).|
|inter- (Prefix) "between" From Latin inter- 'id.' Akin to English inter-, which was borrowed from the Latin. Originally a preposition inter (see entre).|
|interesar (Verb) "to interest" 17th cent. From Medieval Latin interesse "involvement," from Latin interesse "involvement" but originally "to be between." From inter- and esse "to be" (see entre and ser).|
|ínterin m. (Noun, Adverb) "interim," "meanwhile" From Latin interim 'id.' From inter "between" (see entre) and -im, "toward that" (accusative of is, see éste).|
15th cent. An adjectival from Latin interior 'id.'
From Proto-Italic *n̥tero- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *h1én-tero- 'id.,' a compound of *h1en "in" (whence en) and *-tero-, a comparative suffix (see -tr-).
Indo-European: Hellenic: Ancient Greek ἔντερα (éntera) "intestines;" Armenian: ənderk' "entrails;" Indo-Iranian: Sanskrit ántara- "interior," Young Avestan aṇtara- 'id.'