glace etymology

French word glace comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷel-, and later Latin glacies ((figuratively) hardness. Ice.)

Detailed word origin of glace

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷel- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
glacies Latin (lat) (figuratively) hardness. Ice.
*glacia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*glacia Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) ice.
glace Old French (fro) Ice (frozen water).
glace French (fra) Glass. Ice. Ice cream. Mirror.

Words with the same origin as glace

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