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lamento m. (Noun) "lament," "wail"
16th cent. From Latin lamentum "lament." From Proto-Italic *lāmnto- "howl." From Proto-Indo-European *leh2-mn̥-to- 'id.' From the root *leh2- "to howl."
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese lamento
Italic
Latin latrare "to bark" (< *leh2-tro- "barking")
Germanic
Gothic lailoun "the scolded"
Balto-Slavic
Old Church Slavonic lajati "to scold," Russian lájat' "to bark," Polish łajać 'id.,' Slovene lȃjati 'id.,' Lithuanian lóti 'id.'
Armenian
Armenian "to wail"
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit rā́yati "to bark," Young Avestan -raiiaṇt- "shouting"