riz etymology

French word riz comes from Ancient Greek ὄρυζον, Latin ridere, and later Latin risus (Laughter, laughing. Mockery, jest.)

Detailed word origin of riz

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ὄρυζον Ancient Greek (grc)
ridere Latin (lat)
ὄρυζα Byzantine Greek (gkm)
risus Latin (lat) Laughter, laughing. Mockery, jest.
risi Italian (ita) First-person singular past historic of ridere.
oryza Latin (lat) (Late Latin) rice.
riso Old Italian (it-oit)
riso Italian (ita) Laughter, laugh Rice.
ris Old French (fro)
riz French (fra) Rice.

Words with the same origin as riz

Descendants of ὄρυζον
riz blanc riz cargo riz complet riz étuvé
Descendants of ridere
ridicule rieur rigolo riocher rire ris sourrire