rive etymology

French word rive comes from Proto-Indo-European *(o)reyǝ-, and later Latin ripa (Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).)

Detailed word origin of rive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(o)reyǝ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ripa Latin (lat) Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).
rive French (fra) Bank (of a river).