Fashion etymology


English word fashion comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Proto-Italic *fakiō (To make.)

Etymology of fashion

Detailed word origin of fashion

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*fakiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To make.
facio Latin (lat) I appoint.. I do. I make, construct, fashion, frame, build, erect. I make, produce, compose.
hacer Spanish (es) (reflexive) to become; to get. (reflexive) to get used to. To do, to make. To play (a part in a play).
factus Latin (lat)
factionem Latin (lat)
fazon Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
fechoun Old Northern French (fro-nor)
facioun Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
fashion English (en) (dated) To fit, adapt, or accommodate to.. (dated) To make in a standard manner; to work.. (obsolete) To forge or counterfeit.. To make, build or construct. (countable) A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.. (countable) A style or manner in which something is done.. (dated) Polite, fashionable, or genteel life; [...]