Homme etymology


French word homme comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰðʰem-, and later Proto-Italic *hemō (Man.)

Etymology of homme

Detailed word origin of homme

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*ǵʰðʰem- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*hemō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Man.
hemō Old Latin (itc-ola)
hemo Latin (lat)
hominem Latin (lat)
hume Old French (fro)
homme Middle French (frm) Man (male adult human being).
homme French (fr) Man (adult male human). Man (employee). Man (virile male). Man, Man (species).