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Etymology of the French word statue

the Old French word statue
derived from the Latin word statua (statue; image)
derived from the Latin word statuere (set up, establish, set)
derived from the Latin word status (appointed; position, situation, condition)
derived from the Latin word stare (to stand; stand, stand still, stand firm)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-

Derivations in French

statuette, statufier

Derivations in other languages

English statue

Cognates

Dutch statuette, English statue, German Statue, Italian statua, Norwegian statue, Provençal estatua, Russian стaтyя, Spanish estatua, Swedish staty

Usage

Word found in Old French



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