sauveur etymology

French word sauveur comes from Proto-Indo-European *solo-, Proto-Indo-European *solh₂-, and later Latin salvo ((Late Latin) I save (make safe or healthy).)

Detailed word origin of sauveur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*solo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*solh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
salvo Latin (lat) (Late Latin) I save (make safe or healthy).
salvare Italian (ita) (transitive) to save, guard, safeguard, protect, defend. (transitive) to save, rescue, retrieve, deliver.
salvator Late Latin (LL)
sauveur French (fra) Saving Savior.

Words with the same origin as sauveur

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