propos etymology

French word propos comes from Latin pono (I ordain. I place, put, lay. I set up, pitch (camp).), Latin pro, Vulgar Latin pausāre, Latin pro-, Norman poser

Detailed word origin of propos

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pono Latin (lat) I ordain. I place, put, lay. I set up, pitch (camp).
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pausāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
poser Norman (nrf)
posar Catalan (cat) (of medication or cosmetics) to apply. To put, to place. To set.
poser Old French (fro) To put; to place. To rest; to recover; to recuperate. To suggest; to propose.
poser French (fra) (transitive) to ask (a question). (transitive) to install, fit. (transitive) to land (a plane). (transitive) to lay, place. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody).
propono Latin (lat) (Ecclesiastical Latin) I designate.. I declare.. I make known.. I propose.. I set forth.
proposer Old French (fro) To place on top of. To propose (offer).
proposer French (fra) To propose (offer). To propose, suggest.
propos French (fra) Aim, intention. Remark.

Words with the same origin as propos

Descendants of pono
accès acheter adorable affaire afin aller allée alors amener apporter après arrive arrière asseoir assez assis atteindre attendre attention avenir aventure dos dossier à
Descendants of pro
pour pour-cent pour-compte pourboire pource pourcent pourtant purin
Descendants of pausāre
Descendants of pro-
emprunter poursuite poursuivi poursuivre pro processus procès procédure producteur production produit professeur profession professionnel profit projet promotion proposer protection protéger protégé provoquer prudence prudent