celui etymology

French word celui comes from Middle French iceluy (This one (the object/person in question).)

Detailed word origin of celui

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iceluy Middle French (frm) This one (the object/person in question).
icelui French (fra) (now, only in, _, law, or, humorous) this one.
celui French (fra) The one.

Words with the same origin as celui

Descendants of iceluy
celui-ci celui-là