comme etymology

French word comme comes from Latin modus, Latin quo, and later Latin quomodo ((interrogative) how, in what way.)

Detailed word origin of comme

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
quo Latin (lat) (interrogative) whither, whereto, where. (relative/ interrogative) To or in which place, whither, where. To the end that, in order that, so that, that. To what end, for what purpose, wherefore, why.
quomodo Latin (lat) (interrogative) how, in what way.
*quomo Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*quōmo Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*quomo Latin (lat) (interrogative) how, in what way.
conme Old French (fro) As; like.
comme Middle French (frm) Like (resembling, in a manner such as).
comme French (fra) As. Because, as, since. How. Like.

Words with the same origin as comme

Descendants of modus
combien commode h muet meulard meuler meulière modalité mode modeste modestie modification modifier modique modiquement module modérateur modération modérer moi moulage moule moyeu muet muid