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entero (Adjective) "whole"
13th cent. From Latin integrum, accusative of integer "whole," but literally "untouched." From Proto-Italic *n̥-tagro- "untouched." From Proto-Indo-European *n̥-, a negation prefix (see in- (1)), and *teh2g- "to touch" (see tañer).
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian enteru, Portuguese inteiro, Catalan enter, French entier, Italian intero, Aromanian ntreg, Romanian integru, Sardinian interu
Italic
Umbrian antakres "untouched"
Celtic
Celtiberian entara, Old Irish eter, Old Welsh ithr, Breton etre, Cornish ynter
Germanic
Gothic undar "between," Old Norse undorn "midday," Old Saxon under "before midday," Old High German untar "between," Old English under "before midday" (English in)
Albanian
Albanian ndër
Balto-Slavic
Lithuanian į́sčios "womb," Latvian ìekšas "entrails," Old Prussian instran "fat"
Hellenic
Ancient Greek ἔντερα (éntera) "intestines"
Armenian
Armenian ənderk' "intestines"
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit antár, Old Avestan aṇtarə̄̆
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