Jour etymology


French word jour comes from Proto-Indo-European *dyéw(i), Latin diovos, Latin diu, and later Latin diurnus (Daily. Of the day Day (medieval Latin only).)

Etymology of jour

Detailed word origin of jour

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*dyéw(i) Proto-Indo-European (ine)
diovos Latin (lat)
diu Latin (lat) Continually, all day. Long enough. Long, long while, for a long time.
diem Latin (lat)
diurnus Latin (lat) Daily. Of the day Day (medieval Latin only).
diurnum Latin (lat)
jorn Old French (fro)
jour French (fr) Day. Daylight, light. Opening, aperture.

Words with the same origin as jour