frigide etymology

French word frigide comes from Proto-Indo-European *sriHges-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-

Detailed word origin of frigide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sriHges- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰrewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰrewe- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
frigus Latin (lat) (figuratively) a cold reception, indifference. (figuratively) inactivity, indolence, slowness. A chill, fever. A cold region, place, area or spot. A cold shudder which is produced by fear. Cold, coldness, coolness, chilliness. The cold of winter; winter; frost. The coldness of death; death.
frigeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I am coldly received or treated; I am without power.. (figuratively) I am inactive, languid or at a standstill; flag, droop.. I am cold or chilly; freeze.
*bʰēr- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
frigere Latin (lat)
frigidus Latin (lat) (figuratively) dull, flat, insipid, trivial, vain. (figuratively) indifferent, feeble. Cold, cool, chilling.
frigide French (fra) Frigid (unable to take part in sexual intercourse). Frigid (very cold).

Words with the same origin as frigide

Descendants of *sriHges-
frigidité frileux frire frisson frit frite friterie fritte friture froid froideur froidir froidure pommes frites réfrigération réfrigérer
Descendants of *bʰrewh₁-
abord baraque baron barre bière bord bordel break brun brûler embarras fortune fourgon offrir oublie préférable relation souffert souffrance souffrir transfert transférer tribord
Descendants of *bʰrewe-