cour etymology

French word cour comes from Latin cohortem, Proto-Indo-European *kor-, Latin com, Latin hortus (Garden (in a Roman villa).), Proto-Italic *kortos

Detailed word origin of cour

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cohortem Latin (lat)
*kor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
com Latin (lat)
hortus Latin (lat) Garden (in a Roman villa).
*kortos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
curta Latin (lat)
cors Latin (lat) (military) company, division, cohort. (military) troop of cavalry. Crowd, multitude, throng. Enclosure, yard, pen. Retinue of a praetor. The multitude.
curt Old French (fro) (Anglo-Norman).
cour French (fra) (legal) court. (royal) court. Courtyard, yard. Following (of a celebrity etc.).

Words with the same origin as cour

Descendants of cohortem
arrière-cour basse-cour cohorte concorde cour d'honneur court courtine courtisan courtois courtoisement courtoisie
Descendants of *kor-
cancer cercle chair chercher cirque courant courir cours croix de derrière dessous dès examen expert expérience exécution rang ranger rayon écran émission éteint
Descendants of com
conter racontable racontar raconter
Descendants of hortus
Hildegarde hangar jardin
Descendants of *kortos
écourter