Other Word Forms of Parvenu
Origin of Parvenu
French from past participle of parvenir to arrive from Latin pervenīre per through per1 in Indo-European roots venīre to come gwā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
See also parvenue f. Parvenu/parvenue is one of the few words in English which has two forms distinguished according to gender.
From French parvenu, from French parvenir, from Latin perveniō (“arrive, reach").
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