prestige etymology

English word prestige comes from Latin prae (Because of. Before. In front of Before. In front.), Latin stinguere, Latin praestinguo

Detailed word origin of prestige

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prae Latin (lat) Because of. Before. In front of Before. In front.
stinguere Latin (lat)
praestinguo Latin (lat)
praestinguere Latin (lat)
praestigium Latin (lat) Delusion, illusion. Magic trick.
prestige French (fra) Prestige.
prestige English (eng) (obsolete) Delusion; illusion; trick.. The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded. (sociolinguistics, of a linguistic form) Regarded as relatively prestigious; often, considered the standard language or language variety, or a part of such a variety.

Words with the same origin as prestige

Descendants of prae
depending preacher precinct precise predict prefer preliminary preparation prepare preserve president presume pretend prevent previous price prime prison prisoner prize rendezvous rent rental surprise surrender
Descendants of stinguere
distinct distinction distinguish distinguished extinct extinction instinct prestigious