frileux etymology

French word frileux comes from Proto-Indo-European *sriHges-

Detailed word origin of frileux

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sriHges- 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.
frīgorōsus Late Latin (LL)
frileux French (fra) Cautious (of policy, attitude etc.). Sensitive to the cold.

Words with the same origin as frileux

Descendants of *sriHges-
frigide frigidité frire frisson frit frite friterie fritte friture froid froideur froidir froidure pommes frites réfrigération réfrigérer