fiu etymology

Romanian word fiu comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)-, Latin felicem, and later Old Latin filios (Son.)

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Detailed word origin of fiu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁(y)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to suck, to suck, suckle
felicem Latin (lat)
*dʰeh₁y-li-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) sucker
*dʰeh₁ylios Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
filios Latin (lat)
filios Old Latin (itc-ola) Son.
*feiljos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Son.
fīlios Old Latin (itc-ola)
filius Latin (lat) (by extension) any male descendant. (in the plural) children. A son.
figlia Italian (ita) (usually, regional) girl. Daughter.
fiu Romanian (ron) Son.