proche etymology

French word proche comes from Latin pro, Latin -pe, Proto-Indo-European *pr̥-, Proto-Indo-European *-kʷe (Forms distributives from interrogatives.. And.)

Detailed word origin of proche

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
-pe Latin (lat)
*pr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-kʷe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Forms distributives from interrogatives.. And.
*prokʷe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
prope Latin (lat) (figuratively) close in time. Almost, nearly. Better (as an approximation). Near, nigh (figuratively) towards, about (in time). Near, near by.
prochain French (fra) (literary) fellow man, fellow human being, neighbour Nearby. Next. Upcoming.
proche Old French (fro)
proche French (fra) Loved one, close relative Close (to a time or a place); near (a time or a place), nearby.

Words with the same origin as proche

Descendants of pro
pour pourboire pource pourcent pourtant
Descendants of -pe
approcher prochainement proximité
Descendants of *-kʷe
approximer preusement preux prochain prouesse prud'homme prude quiconque réciprocable réciprocité réciproque ubiquiste