confus etymology

French word confus comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-, Latin fundo, Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-mn̥-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-mn, English confundo

Detailed word origin of confus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰudʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
fundo Latin (lat) (military) I rout, scatter. (transitive) I extend, spread out. (transitive) I found, make by smelting. (transitive) I pour out, shed. (transitive) I utter. (transitive, figuratively) I moisten, wet.
*bʰudʰ-mn̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰudʰ-mn Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
confundo English (eng)
*fundos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
fundus Latin (lat) An authority. Bottom. Farm; piece of land; estate. Foundation. Ground.
confundere Latin (lat)
confusus Latin (lat)
confus French (fra) Confused (chaotic, jumbled or muddled). Confusing.

Words with the same origin as confus

Descendants of *bʰudʰ-
Descendants of fundo
balado confondre confusion diffus effusion foison fondant fonderie fondeur fondre fondue fonte fuseau fuselage fuselé fusion fusée infusion transfusion
Descendants of *bʰudʰ-mn̥-
arrière-fond effondrer foncier foncièrement fond fondamental fondateur fondation fondatrice fonder plafond plafonner profond tréfonds