institut etymology

French word institut comes from Latin statuo, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of institut

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
statuo Latin (lat) I decide, make up (my mind). I erect. I establish, determine, fix (the form or character of). I hold up, stop, end. I set up, station (in an upright position).
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
instituo Latin (lat) I build. I make (something) a habit, practice, or custom. I set up, establish, found or institute.
institut French (fra) Institute.

Words with the same origin as institut

Descendants of statuo
constitution destitution restituable restituer restitutif statuette statut
Descendants of ingratus
gratitude ingrat ingratitude