vivant etymology

French word vivant comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃-, and later Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (Alive, living.)

Detailed word origin of vivant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʷeyh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gʷih₃wós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Alive, living.
*gʷíh₃weti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To live, to be alive.
*gʷīwō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Live, be alive.
vixi Latin (lat)
vivens Latin (lat)
vivre Old French (fro) To live.
vivre Middle French (frm) To live.
vivre French (fra) To experience. To live.
vivant French (fra) A living person Alive; living.

Words with the same origin as vivant

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