fait etymology

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

Detailed word origin of fait

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fakiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To make.
facere Latin (lat)
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)
fet Old French (fro) Act; action. Fact.
fait Middle French (frm) ;.
fait French (fra) Cut out. Done Fact.

Words with the same origin as fait

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