bataille etymology

Middle English word bataille comes from Proto-Indo-European *bū-, Proto-Indo-European *bhau(t)-

Detailed word origin of bataille

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bū- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bhau(t)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
battuo Latin (lat) I bang (have sex with). I beat, hit, pound, beat up. I fight.
battālia Late Latin (LL)
bataille Old French (fro) Battle.
bataille Middle English (enm) Battle.

Words with the same origin as bataille

Descendants of *bū-
beel bele bil bile bill bille bul bule bullok bulrish
Descendants of *bhau(t)-
abaten bat batel batte battle embatailen