ris etymology

French word ris comes from Proto-Indo-European *were-, and later Latin *rido ((Vulgar Latin) I laugh.)

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Detailed word origin of ris

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*were- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*werd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
rideo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I laugh.. (transitive) I laugh at, ridicule, mock.
*rido Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I laugh.
rire Old French (fro) To laugh.
rire Middle French (frm) To laugh.
rire French (fra) To laugh (de at, about) Laugh.
ris French (fra)