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English

Borrowed from Latin salīva (spittle), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty), cognate with Old English salu (dark, dusky). More at sallow.

Italian

From Latin salīva.

Latin

From Proto-Indo-European *solH (compare Irish salach (dirty), Welsh halog, English sallow, Russian соло́вый (solóvyj, cream-colored))

Portuguese

From Latin salīva, probably borrowed.

Spanish

From Latin salīva, probably borrowed.