voyage etymology

English word voyage comes from Latin via (Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.), Old French -age, Old French vie (Life.)

Detailed word origin of voyage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
via Latin (lat) Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.
-age Old French (fro) Forms nouns with the sense of 'action or result of'. Forms nouns with the sense of 'state of being'.
vie Old French (fro) Life.
viaticus Latin (lat) Pertaining to traveling or a journey.
viaticum Latin (lat) (figuratively) a journey. Money made abroad, especially as a soldier, or used to travel abroad. Resources; means. Travelling-money; provision for a journey.
viage Old French (fro)
viage Norman (nrf) (Jersey, France) journey.
viage Anglo-Norman (xno)
viage Middle English (enm) Voyage; journey.
voyage English (eng) To go on a long journey. (obsolete) The act or practice of travelling.. A long journey, especially by ship.

Words with the same origin as voyage

Descendants of via
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Descendants of -age
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