footage etymology

English word footage comes from English -age, English futtock

Detailed word origin of footage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
futtock English (eng) (nautical) Any of the curved timbers that form the ribs of a ship.
footage English (eng) (uncountable) An amount of film or tape that has been used to record something.. A measurement in feet.

Words with the same origin as footage

Descendants of -age
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