viande etymology

French word viande comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷíh₃weti (To live, to be alive.), Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃-

Detailed word origin of viande

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷíh₃weti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To live, to be alive.
*gʷeyh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gʷīwō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Live, be alive.
vixi Latin (lat)
vivenda Latin (lat)
*vīvanda Late Latin (LL)
viande Old French (fro) Food (anything which when ingested into the digestive system provides nutrition for the body).
viande French (fra) (obsolete) food. (sexuality) an object of sexual desire; a piece of meat. Meat.

Words with the same origin as viande

Descendants of *gʷíh₃weti
courage dommage faire garage héritage inviter langage mariage otage partage passage sauver survie survivre tatouage vie visage vivant vivre voyage vécu âge équipage étage
Descendants of *gʷeyh₃-