os etymology

French word os comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃éh₁os (Mouth.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂óst

Detailed word origin of os

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃éh₁os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Mouth.
*h₂óst Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ōs Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
or- Latin (lat)
ossum Latin (lat) Bone (dead). Kernel, stone (of a nut, fruit).
os Old French (fro) Bone.
os French (fra) Bone.

Words with the same origin as os

Descendants of *h₃éh₁os
adorable adorateur adoration adorer aurige désosser oracle oraison oral orateur orifice orle oscule ossature osseux ossifier ossu ourler prosateur prosatrice prose pérorer