voler etymology

French word voler comes from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *mno-, and later Proto-Italic *welō (To want.)

Detailed word origin of voler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*welh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mno- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*welō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To want.
velox Latin (lat) Swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy.
voler French (fra) (falconry, transitive) to pursue flying. (intransitive) to fly (through the air). (intransitive) to scarper, flee. (transitive) to fly (an aircraft). (transitive) to steal, rob.

Words with the same origin as voler

Descendants of *welh₁-
Guillot antivol aveulir café-vélo survol vol vol battu vol tactique volage volaille volatil volet voleur volition volière volontaire volontiers volonté volée vouloir vélo vélo-pupitre vélocipède vélodrome
Descendants of *mno-
courage dommage garage langage mariage otage partage passage poil sauver tarte tatouage vie visage voyage âge équipage étage