vie etymology

French word vie comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃-, Proto-Indo-European *mno-, Danish Vitus, and later Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (Alive, living.)

Detailed word origin of vie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷeyh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mno- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
Vitus Danish (dan)
*gʷih₃wós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Alive, living.
*gʷih₃wo-teh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gʷíh₃weti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To live, to be alive.
*gʷītā Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Life.
*gʷīwō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Live, be alive.
vivo Latin (lat) I am alive, I survive. I live. I reside in.
vita Latin (lat) (by extension) living, support, subsistence. (figuratively) mankind, the living. A way of life. Life. Real life, not fiction.
vie Old French (fro) Life.
vie French (fra) Life (all meanings).

Words with the same origin as vie

Descendants of *gʷeyh₃-
courage dommage faire garage inviter langage mariage otage partage passage sauver survie survivre tatouage viande visage vivant vivre voyage vécu whisky âge équipage étage
Descendants of *mno-
poil tarte vol voler voleur volonté volée vouloir vélo
Descendants of Vitus
cambriolage héritage maquillage massage nettoyage nuage sauvetage tournage usage