pris etymology

French word pris comes from Latin prehendere, English -ile ((non-productive) tending to, or capable of.), Proto-Indo-European *preti-, Spanish prehensus

Detailed word origin of pris

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prehendere Latin (lat)
-ile English (eng) (non-productive) tending to, or capable of.
*preti- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
prehensus Spanish (spa)
pretium Latin (lat) Bribe. Pay, hire, wage, reward. Punishment. Ransom. Worth, price, value, cost.
prehensus Latin (lat)
prensus Latin (lat)
preis Old French (fro)
pris French (fra) Taken.

Words with the same origin as pris

Descendants of prehendere
compréhension dépendamment dépendant dépendre pren- prenable prendre preneur prise surprise
Descendants of -ile
grand prix prix prix fixe préhensile
Descendants of *preti-
appréciatif apprécier déprécier eprix priser précieux préciosité