Clara etymology

French word Clara comes from Middle French cler (Bright, well-lit, not dark. Clear (visible).), Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁-

Detailed word origin of Clara

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cler Middle French (frm) Bright, well-lit, not dark. Clear (visible).
*kelh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*klāros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
clair French (fra) (of a color) light (having a light shade, not dark). Clear (see-through). Clear (understandable) Clearly Light.
clarus Latin (lat) Clear, bright. Renowned, famous. Upstanding, respected.
Clara Italian (ita) A female given name., a variant of Chiara.
Clara French (fra) A female given name..

Words with the same origin as Clara

Descendants of cler
clair clarine clarinette clarissime clarté déclarable déclarer glaire éclairer
Descendants of *kelh₁-
acclamation calamité calendrier calot clamer concilier conseil déclamation déclamatoire exclamation haler haleur lamentable lamenter look proclamation relooking réclamation réconciliable