sentence etymology

French word sentence comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁sónt-

Detailed word origin of sentence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁sónt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sentio Latin (lat) I feel; I perceive with the senses. I have an opinion; I feel an emotion. I perceive: I notice mentally.
sentiens Latin (lat)
sententia Latin (lat) (of words or discourse) sense, meaning, signification, idea, notion. Opinion, thought, feeling. Purpose, determination, will, decision. Vote, sentence, judgement.
sentence Old French (fro)
sentence French (fra) Maxim, saying, adage. Sentence. Verdict.

Words with the same origin as sentence

Descendants of *h₁sónt-
soigner soin