nid etymology

French word nid comes from Proto-Indo-European *sodéyeti (To set, to seat, to cause to sit.), Proto-Indo-European *-ós, Proto-Indo-European *ni

Detailed word origin of nid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sodéyeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To set, to seat, to cause to sit.
*-ós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Creates agent nouns from verb stems, denoting someone or something that performs that verb's action.
*ni Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*nisdós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Nest.
*nizdos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Nest.
nidus Latin (lat) Dwelling for animals. Nest.
nid French (fra) (military) Some people or dangerous things, hidden or not.. Nest.

Words with the same origin as nid

Descendants of *sodéyeti
assesseur assidu assiette assis ce cellier cellule dissident insidieux match niais nice niche obsession possesseur possession posséder selle session seyant sis siège séance sédatif
Descendants of *-ós
nidifier nidiforme