malle etymology

French word malle comes from Proto-Indo-European *molko-, and later Proto-Germanic *malhō (A leather bag.)

Detailed word origin of malle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*molko- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*malhō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A leather bag.
*malha Frankish (frk) Leather bag.
mala Malayalam (mal)
mala Latin (lat) bundle, bag.
male Old French (fro) Pack, bag.
malle Middle French (frm)
malle French (fra) Large suitcase; trunk.

Words with the same origin as malle

Descendants of *molko-
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