poing etymology

French word poing comes from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂-, Proto-Indo-European *mal-ni-, Proto-Indo-European *peuḱ-, Proto-Indo-European *men-, Proto-Indo-European *mony-, Proto-Indo-European *puk-, and later Proto-Italic *manus (Hand.)

Detailed word origin of poing

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mal-ni- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*peuḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*men- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mony- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puḱnos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*puǵ-no- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*manus Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hand.
*pugnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
manus Latin (lat) (figuratively) bravery, valor. (figuratively) violence, fighting. (legal) an arrest. (legal) legal power of a man over his wife. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels. A side, part, faction. A stake (in dice). A thrust with a sword. Branch of a tree. Group of people. Group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers. Hand. Handwriting. Labor. Paw of [...]
malleus Latin (lat) (New Latin) the malleus, a small bone in the middle ear. A disease of animals. Hammer, mallet.
poing Old French (fro) Hand.
poing French (fra) Fist.

Words with the same origin as poing

Descendants of *melh₂-
email mail mailer mal malaise malheur malmener malsain manuel marteau marteler martinet meule meunier mil millet molaire molette moulin poignard poignet poignée remous répugnant
Descendants of *mal-ni-
malcontent malemort malfaire malheureux manualiser oppugner pogner pugnace répugner se mettre martel en tête
Descendants of *peuḱ-
empoigner pincer pogne poignamment poignant poindre point poinçon ponction ponctuer pugiliste
Descendants of *men-
absolument apparemment certainement changement comment complètement directement doucement finalement franchement gouvernement justement maison manger mentir moindre moins monstre monter mémoire parfaitement tellement totalement également évidemment
Descendants of *puk-
fox-trot