nonchaloir etymology

French word nonchaloir comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱelh₁-, Old French non (Not No.)

Detailed word origin of nonchaloir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱelh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
non Old French (fro) Not No.
*kalēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
calere Latin (lat)
chaleir Old French (fro) (reflexive, se chaleir, often, Anglo-Norman).
chaloir Old French (fro) (impersonal, reflexive, se chaloir) to bother, to concern. To heat.
nonchaloir Middle French (frm) Indifference; uncaringness.
nonchaloir French (fra) (dated, or, poetic) indifference; nonchalance.

Words with the same origin as nonchaloir

Descendants of *ḱelh₁-
caldarium caldeira calidité calorie chaland chalandage chaleur chaloir chaud chaudière chaudron chauffage chauffard chauffer chauffoir câliner nonchalamment nonchalant réchauf