vingt etymology

French word vingt comes from Proto-Indo-European *(d)wi-, and later Proto-Indo-European *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti (Twenty.)

Detailed word origin of vingt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(d)wi- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Twenty.
viginti Latin (lat) (cardinal) twenty; 20.
vint Old French (fro) Twenty.
vingt French (fra) Twenty Twenty.