manivelle etymology

French word manivelle comes from Proto-Indo-European *men-, Proto-Indo-European *mony-, and later Proto-Italic *manus (Hand.)

Detailed word origin of manivelle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*men- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mony- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*manus Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hand.
manus Latin (lat) (figuratively) bravery, valor. (figuratively) violence, fighting. (legal) an arrest. (legal) legal power of a man over his wife. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels. A side, part, faction. A stake (in dice). A thrust with a sword. Branch of a tree. Group of people. Group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers. Hand. Handwriting. Labor. Paw of [...]
manicula Latin (lat) A little hand.
*manibula Latin (lat)
manevele Old French (fro)
manivelle French (fra) Crank.

Words with the same origin as manivelle

Descendants of *men-
absolument apparemment certainement changement comment complètement directement doucement finalement franchement gouvernement justement maison manger mentir moindre moins monstre monter mémoire parfaitement tellement totalement également évidemment