risible etymology

French word risible comes from Latin ridere, and later Latin risus (Laughter, laughing. Mockery, jest.)

Detailed word origin of risible

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ridere Latin (lat)
risus Latin (lat) Laughter, laughing. Mockery, jest.
risibilis Late Latin (LL)
risible French (fra) Risible, laughable.

Words with the same origin as risible

Descendants of ridere
ridicule rieur rigolo riocher rire ris sourrire