salut etymology

French word salut comes from Proto-Indo-European *solo-, Proto-Indo-European *solh₂-

Detailed word origin of salut

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*solo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*solh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
salus Latin (lat) Greeting, salutation. Health, well-being, welfare. Safety; security. Salvation, deliverance.
salut French (fra) (religion) salvation. Bow (inclination of the body). Wave (of the hand) (informal) bye, goodbye. (informal) hi, hello.
salvare Italian (ita) (transitive) to save, guard, safeguard, protect, defend. (transitive) to save, rescue, retrieve, deliver.

Words with the same origin as salut

Descendants of *solo-
salubre saluer salutaire salvateur sauf sauge sauvable sauver sauveur
Descendants of *solh₂-
Solange aérosol insouciamment insouciant seuil sol soldat solde solennel solennité solfier solide sollicitation solliciter sollicitude sou soucier