geler etymology

French word geler comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷel-, and later Latin gelu (Chill. Frost.)

Detailed word origin of geler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
gelu Latin (lat) Chill. Frost.
gelo Latin (lat) I freeze, cause to congeal.. I frighten, petrify, cause to become rigid with fright.
geler Old French (fro) (ambitransitive) to freeze. (intransitive, _, or, _, reflexive) to be very cold.
geler French (fra) (impersonal, weather) to be very cold. To freeze.

Words with the same origin as geler

Descendants of *gʷel-
avarice club congeler congélateur cool dégel dégueu engloutir envie gel gelé gelée glace glacial glacier glacière glaçage global globe gueule gélatine jaune luxure verglas