genou etymology

French word genou comes from Latin genu (Knee.), Latin marem

Detailed word origin of genou

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
genu Latin (lat) Knee.
marem Latin (lat)
geniculum Late Latin (LL)
geniculum Latin (lat) Knee. Little knot.
*genuculum Latin (lat)
*genuclum Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*genuclum Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) knee.
genoill Old French (fro) Knee.
genou French (fra) Knee. Lap.

Words with the same origin as genou

Descendants of genu
agenouiller génuflexion
Descendants of marem
dénuder dénuer dénué email machette machisme macho mail mari mariage marier marri masculin messagerie électronique mâle mâlement mél nu nûment