modeste etymology

French word modeste comes from Proto-Indo-European *mod-os

Detailed word origin of modeste

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mod-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
modestus Latin (lat) Moderate, calm, restrained, mild. Modest, reserved, discreet.
modeste French (fra) Modest.

Words with the same origin as modeste

Descendants of *mod-os
Modeste accommoder combien comme commode incommoder mode moderne modernité modification modifier modiste module modérateur modération modérer moulage moule moyeu muid ultramoderne