Cendrillon etymology

French word Cendrillon comes from Proto-Indo-European *ken-, and later Latin cinis ((figuratively) ruins of a burned city. Cold ashes.)

Detailed word origin of Cendrillon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ken- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cinis Latin (lat) (figuratively) ruins of a burned city. Cold ashes.
cendre Old French (fro) Ash (of fire, etc.).
cendre French (fra) Ash (of fire, etc.).
Cendrillon French (fra) Cinderella (character). Cinderella (fairy tale).

Words with the same origin as Cendrillon

Descendants of *ken-
casse-noix cendre dénoyage noisetier noisette noix nope noppe nougat noyade noyau noyer nucelle récent