Human etymology


English word human comes from Middle French humain (Human Human; human being.)

Etymology of human

Detailed word origin of human

Dictionary entry Language Definition
humain Middle French (frm) Human Human; human being.
human English (en) (comparable) Having the nature or attributes of a human being.. (notcomp) Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives. (rare) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human. A human being, whether man, woman or child.