faction etymology

French word faction comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Proto-Italic *fakiō (To make.)

Detailed word origin of faction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fakiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To make.
facio Romanian (ron)
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
hacer Spanish (spa) (reflexive) to become; to get. (reflexive) to get used to. To do, to make. To play (a part in a play).
factus Latin (lat)
factionem Latin (lat)
faction French (fra) (politics) a faction; specifically one which causes trouble. A watchman. Act of keeping watch.

Words with the same origin as faction

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