comper etymology

Middle English word comper comes from Latin par (Equal. Even (of a number). Like. Suitable.), Latin con-, English com- (The form of con- used before b, m, and p.), English par

Detailed word origin of comper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
par Latin (lat) Equal. Even (of a number). Like. Suitable.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
com- English (eng) The form of con- used before b, m, and p.
par English (eng) Alternative form of parr (“young salmon”) (transitive, golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes. (UK) An amount which is taken as an average or mean.. (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par.. (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in [...]
compar Latin (lat) Equal. Similar, comparable Fellow, partner, equal (person). Spouse.
comper Middle French (frm)
comper Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as comper

Descendants of par
noumpere paire per pere
Descendants of con-
accounten acomplissen cognicion comaunden companion compas complaynen completen complexion conceiven conceptioun condescenden condicioun condien confessen conformen consecucioun contencion continuel convenient conventicule costen covercle incompleet