croire etymology

French word croire comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥d-, and later Proto-Italic *krezdō (To believe.)

Detailed word origin of croire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱr̥d- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ḱred dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*krezdō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To believe.
credere Latin (lat)
creier Old French (fro)
croire French (fra) (reflexive, often followed by an adjective) to think of oneself as, to consider oneself as. To believe in, to have faith in. To believe, to accept as true.

Words with the same origin as croire

Descendants of *dʰeh₁-
audience audition bibliothèque crédit difficile effet efficace face facile facture faire fait famille façon fête identifier parfait sacrifice scientifique suffisamment suffisant surface vérifier éviter