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Latin root CANTO, CANTARE

by Mike
(Orlando, Florida, USA)

What are modern words that use the Latin root "canto"


Hi Mike,

The Latin root canto, cantare, meaning to sing, to chant, or to cast a spell upon, gives us the following English derivatives.


  • incantation

  • chant

  • canticle

  • cantor

  • enchanted

  • cant



I'm sure there are many more! Hope this helps, and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.

Sincerely,

John


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