nonchalant etymology

French word nonchalant comes from Latin calere, Latin non (Not.), Old French non-

Detailed word origin of nonchalant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
calere Latin (lat)
non Latin (lat) Not.
non- Old French (fro)
non Old French (fro) Not No.
chaloir Old French (fro) (impersonal, reflexive, se chaloir) to bother, to concern. To heat.
nonchaloir Old French (fro) Indifference; uncaringness To ignore; to pay little attention to.
nonchalant French (fra) Cool, relaxed. Marked by a lack of vivacity, vigour, liveliness; slow-moving; indolent.

Words with the same origin as nonchalant

Descendants of calere
chaland chalandage chaloir nonchalamment
Descendants of non
Descendants of non-