sourire etymology

French word sourire comes from Latin rideo, and later Latin subrideo (I smile.)

Detailed word origin of sourire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rideo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I laugh.. (transitive) I laugh at, ridicule, mock.
subrideo Latin (lat) I smile.
sourire French (fra) To smile Smile.

Words with the same origin as sourire

Descendants of rideo
autodérision dérision dérisoire ridicule rieur rigolo riocher rire ris risible sardonique sourrire