chaloir etymology

French word chaloir comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelh₁-, Old French non (Not No.)

Detailed word origin of chaloir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱelh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
non Old French (fro) Not No.
*kalēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
calere Latin (lat)
chaleir Old French (fro) (reflexive, se chaleir, often, Anglo-Norman).
chaloir Old French (fro) (impersonal, reflexive, se chaloir) to bother, to concern. To heat.
chaloir Middle French (frm) (reflexive, se chaloir) to bother, to worry. To heat.
chaloir French (fra) (impersonal, literary) to be of import. (impersonal, reflexive) to heat. (impersonal, reflexive) to matter.

Words with the same origin as chaloir

Descendants of *ḱelh₁-
caldarium caldeira calidité calorie chaland chalandage chaleur chaud chaudière chaudron chauffage chauffard chauffer chauffoir câliner nonchalamment nonchalant réchauf