Voler etymology


French word voler comes from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *mno-, and later Proto-Italic *welō (To want.)

Etymology of voler

Detailed word origin of voler

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*welh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*mno- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*welō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To want.
velox Latin (lat) Swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy.
voler French (fr) (falconry, transitive) to pursue flying. (intransitive) to fly (through the air). (intransitive) to scarper, flee. (transitive) to fly (an aircraft). (transitive) to steal, rob.

Words with the same origin as voler

Descendants of *welh₁-

voleur vouloir

Descendants of *mno-

courage visage étage