gonfler etymology

French word gonfler comes from Latin flo (I breathe, blow.)

Detailed word origin of gonfler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flo Latin (lat) I breathe, blow.
conflo Latin (lat) I forge, fuse or melt (metal). I inflame (passions). I kindle (a fire). I refine or purify.
gonfler French (fra) (intransitive) to swell, to puff up. (transitive) to inflate, to blow up. (transitive, colloquial) to get on someone's nerves.

Words with the same origin as gonfler

Descendants of flo
enfler enflure flamine gonflable gonflant gonflette inflation insuffler souffler soufflé stagflation