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Etymology of the French word bonheur

the French word bonheur
derived from the Old French word bon
derived from the Medieval Latin word bonus (good; good, honest, brave; good, moral, honest)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *deu-
derived from the French word heur

Date

The earliest known usage of bonheur in French dates from the 12th century.

Derivations in French

porte-bonheur



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