par etymology

French word par comes from Proto-Germanic *feraną, Proto-Indo-European *per (Around. Through.)

Detailed word origin of par

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*feraną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*per Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around. Through.
*per Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*prē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
par Old French (fro) Because of; due to (introduces a medium). By. By (introduces an exclamation). By; through; across. By; via (introduces a medium). In (at a location).
par Middle French (frm) By (introduces an agent).
par French (fra) Around, round (inside of). By (used to introduce a means). By (used to introduce the agent in a passive construction). For. From (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement). In. On (situated on, used in certain phrase). On, at, in (used to denote a time something occurs). Out of (used to describe the reason for something). Over (used to express direction). Per, [...]

Words with the same origin as par

Descendants of *feraną
appareil expérience parce parfois parmi part perdre portable porter pour pourtant premier presque pression preuve prince prochain proche procès produit projet protéger prouver près
Descendants of *per
pareil pierre porte privé propos