quart etymology

French word quart comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷétesres, and later Proto-Italic *kʷettwōr (Four.)

Detailed word origin of quart

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷétesres Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷetwṓr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kʷettwōr Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Four.
quattor Latin (lat) (rare, cardinal).
quarto Latin (lat)
quart French (fra) Quarter (fraction).