French word prudent comes from Latin video, and later Latin prudens (Wise, prudent.).
Prudent detailed word origin explanation
|video || Latin (lat) ||(passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend. |
|provideo || Latin (lat) ||I am cautious; I act with foresight. I foresee. I look after, care for. I provide, see to. |
|providentis || Latin (lat) || |
|prudens || Latin (lat) ||Wise, prudent. |
|prudent || French (fra) ||Prudent. |
Words with the same origin as prudent