fois etymology

French word fois comes from Proto-Indo-European *weig-, and later Latin vice (In place of, subordinate to.)

Detailed word origin of fois

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*weig- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
vice Latin (lat) In place of, subordinate to.
vices Latin (lat)
feiz Old French (fro) Time; instance; occasion.
foys Middle French (frm) Time; occasion; occurrence.
fois French (fra) (arithmetic) times, multiplied by. Time, an instance of something happening; a repetition.

Words with the same origin as fois

Descendants of *weig-
autrefois avachi maintefois parfois quelquefois toutefois vicaire vicariat vice vicereine vicissitude viguier voirie voyer weekend