frai etymology

French word frai comes from Latin frio ((transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.)

Detailed word origin of frai

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
frio Latin (lat) (transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.
frico Latin (lat) I chafe. I rub.
frayer French (fra) (obsolete) to rub. (reflexive, se frayer, literally, figuratively) to find (one's way through something); to clear (oneself) a path. (transitive) to open up, clear (a path etc.). (zoology, intransitive) to spawn, to fertilize an egg.
frai French (fra) Fry (young fish); spawn.

Words with the same origin as frai

Descendants of frio
défraiement frayer friabilité friable frisson frit frivole