Vendredi etymology


French word vendredi comes from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, Latin dies, and later Proto-Italic *wenos (Love.)

Etymology of vendredi

Detailed word origin of vendredi

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*wun- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
dies Latin (lat) (often in the feminine) A set day: a date, an appointment.. A day, particularly:. A solar or sidereal day of about 24 hours, especially (historical) Roman dates reckoned from one midnight to the next.. Daytime: a period of light between sunrise and sunset.
*wénh₁-os Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*wenos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Love.
Venus Latin (lat) Venus, Roman goddess of natural productivity.. Venus, the second planet in our solar system.
dies Veneris Latin (lat) Friday.
vendredi Old French (fro)
vendredi French (fr) Friday.

Words with the same origin as vendredi

Descendants of dies

aujourd'hui hui jeudi lundi mardi mercredi