The term “tie” in English derives from “to tie a cravat” and represents in fact one way of tying the neckwear, which has developed from the original cravat.

The word “cravat” derives from the French “cravate” – “Croat”, since it was Croats who popularized the fashion of wearing a scarf tied around the neck.

Cravat – A scarf or band of fabric worn around the neck as a tie

CRAVAT (necktie,tie)
English
CRAVATE
French
CORBATA
Spanish
GRAVATA
Portuguese, Greek
KARAFATTA
Arabic
KRAWATTE
German
CRAVATTA
Italian
KRAVAT
Turkish
KRAWAT
Polish
KRAWATKA
Ukrainian
KRAVATTI
Finnish
KRAVATE
Albanian