frite etymology

French word frite comes from Proto-Indo-European *sriHgos-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰrewe-, and later French frit (Fried.)

Detailed word origin of frite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sriHgos- 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.
*bʰrē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
frigere Latin (lat)
frictus Latin (lat)
frit French (fra) Fried.
frite French (fra) (chiefly, in the plural) chips, French fries.

Words with the same origin as frite

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