1er etymology

French word 1er comes from Latin primus ((ordinal) first.), Latin -arium

Detailed word origin of 1er

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
primus Latin (lat) (ordinal) first.
-arium Latin (lat) Used to form nouns denoting a "place where things are kept" from other nouns.
primarius Latin (lat) One of the first, or first rank, chief, principal, excellent, remarkable. It was used as the title of a position in universities.
premier Old French (fro) Beginning; start. First First First.
premier Middle French (frm) (ordinal) first (ordinal number).
premier French (fra) First. Premier. Prime minister First First. Prime (number etc).
1er French (fra) 1st.

Words with the same origin as 1er

Descendants of primus
premier prems primaire prime prince principal
Descendants of -arium
acier alimentaire anniversaire calendrier commentaire cuisinier célibataire dos financier foyer grenier grossier guerrier héritier loyer merdier nécessaire ordinaire panier prisonnier pêcher quartier sanctuaire