profond etymology

French word profond comes from Latin fundus, Latin pro, and later Old French profont ((figuratively) deep; profound. Deep (of a liquid).)

Detailed word origin of profond

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fundus Latin (lat) An authority. Bottom. Farm; piece of land; estate. Foundation. Ground.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
profundus Latin (lat) Boundless, vast; bottomless. Deep, profound. Intense, extreme, profound; immoderate. Obscure, unknown, mysterious. Thick, dense.
profont Old French (fro) (figuratively) deep; profound. Deep (of a liquid).
parfont Old French (fro)
profond Middle French (frm) Bottom (lowest part) Deep (of water, etc.).
profond French (fra) Deep. Profound.
parfond Middle French (frm) Deep.

Words with the same origin as profond

Descendants of fundus
arrière-fond balado confondre confus confusion foncièrement fond fondamental fondant fondateur fondation fondatrice fonder fondre fondue fonte fuseau fuselage fusible fusion fusée plafond plafonner tréfonds
Descendants of pro
pour pour-cent pour-compte pourboire pource pourcent pourtant purin