ce etymology

French word ce comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰi-ḱe

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Detailed word origin of ce

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵʰi-ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hic Latin (lat) This, these, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) close to the speaker, in contrast to ille, meaning that.
ce French (fra) It, this, that.

Words with the same origin as ce

Descendants of *ǵʰi-ḱe
aujourd'hui ceci celui-ci ceux-ci ci ci-contre ci-dessous ci-dessus ci-gît coup d'œil hui ici icitte jusqu'ici ou ouais oui ouiménon voici y œil œillet œillère