par etymology

English word par comes from Proto-Indo-European *per (Around. Through.), Proto-Germanic *feraną

Detailed word origin of par

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*per Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around. Through.
*feraną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*per Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*prē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
per Latin (lat) (with accusative) during. (with accusative) through, by means of.
par Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Because of; due to (introduces a medium). By. By (introduces an exclamation). By; through; across. By; via (introduces a medium). In (at a location).
par Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) By (introduces an agent).
par French (fra) (golf) par Around, round (inside of). By (used to introduce a means). By (used to introduce the agent in a passive construction). For. From (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement). In. On (situated on, used in certain phrase). On, at, in (used to denote a time something occurs). Out of (used to describe the reason for something). Over (used to express [...]
par English (eng) By; with. (UK) An amount which is taken as an average or mean.. (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par.. (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.. Equality of condition or [...]

Words with the same origin as par

Descendants of *per
approach farm for forget forgive form from further pair prepare press prime private process production program project promise proof protect protection prove pure purpose separate
Descendants of *feraną
airport experience far fear firm free opportunity per perfect pressure prince support