vu etymology

French word vu comes from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (To have seen, to know.)

Detailed word origin of vu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wóyde Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have seen, to know.
*widēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) See.
visitare Latin (lat)
vedeir Old French (fro) (early Old French).
veoir Old French (fro) To see Sight (capacity to see).
voir French (fra) (Louisiana French) please (used to mark the imperative) To see (to understand). To see (to visit, to go and see). To see (visually).
vu French (fra) Given (based on).

Words with the same origin as vu

Descendants of *wóyde
avis envie guide pourvu prudemment prudent prévoir prévu revoir revue télé vedette vis visa visage viser visible vision visiter visuel voici voilà voir évident