hors etymology

French word hors comes from Latin fortis, Latin -ia, Proto-Indo-European *dʰwor-, and later Proto-Indo-European *dʰwṓr (Door.)

Detailed word origin of hors

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fortis Latin (lat) (figuratively) courageous, brave, steadfast. Strong (physically powerful).
-ia Latin (lat) Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
*dʰwor- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dʰwṓr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Door.
*fortia Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) force, strength, might.
*fworis Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
foras Latin (lat) Outside, outdoors (destination).
fors Old French (fro) Apart from. Outside Outside.
fors Middle French (frm) Apart from.
hors French (fra) (followed by de) out (of), beyond. Outside.

Words with the same origin as hors

Descendants of fortis
confort effort faubourg force forcir forcé fort fortement fortification fortifier fourche fourchette hors de hors-bord hors-jeu hors-norme horsain
Descendants of -ia
abbaye adolescence audace batterie confrérie conne conscience démence enfance ignorance indulgence intelligence mairie martyre menace providence prudence psychiatrie seigneurie sorcière épinière
Descendants of *dʰwor-
Forestier déforestation farouche for forain forestation forestier forestièrement forum forêt fur