poignard etymology

French word poignard comes from Proto-Indo-European *puk-, Proto-Indo-European *peuǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *puǵnos, and later Latin manualis (Hand (attributive) i.e suitable to be hand-held.)

Detailed word origin of poignard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*puk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*peuǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puǵnos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puǵ-no- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pugnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
manualis Latin (lat) Hand (attributive) i.e suitable to be hand-held.
*pugnalis Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
poignel Old French (fro)
poignard French (fra) Dagger.

Words with the same origin as poignard

Descendants of *puk-
fox-trot
Descendants of *peuǵ-
empoigner oppugner pogner poignet poignée poing pugnace répugnant répugner