-age etymology

English word -age comes from Old French -age

Detailed word origin of -age

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age Old French (fro) Forms nouns with the sense of 'action or result of'. Forms nouns with the sense of 'state of being'.
-age English (eng) Forming nouns with the sense of collection or appurtenance.. Forming nouns indicating a charge, toll, or fee. Forming nouns indicating a place. Forming nouns indicating a process, action, or a result. Forming nouns indicating a rate. Forming nouns of a state or relationship.

Words with the same origin as -age

Descendants of -age
age average awe awesome baggage cottage damage footage language leverage luggage marriage massage orphanage package passenger salvage save shortage stage storage teen teenage underage voyage