Afrique etymology

French word Afrique comes from Latin -icum, Latin -anus, Latin Āfri, Latin Afer, Latin Āfer

Detailed word origin of Afrique

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-icum Latin (lat)
-anus Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to; -ian; usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.
Āfri Latin (lat)
Afer Latin (lat) (Roman Empire) cognomen applied to a native of the province of Africa:. (Roman Republic) a Carthaginian. Publius Terentius Afer, a Roman playwright From Africa (the region of modern-day Tunisia).
Āfer Latin (lat)
terra Āfrica Latin (lat)
Afrique French (fra) Africa.

Words with the same origin as Afrique

Descendants of -icum
-ique aérodynamique damoiselle demoiselle donzelle moiselle oie oison romantique topographie toponyme
Descendants of -anus
africain ancien brésilien certain chrétien citoyen crânien doyen lointain magicien moyen musicien mécanicien politicien putain pute quotidien romain roman samaritain soprano souverain terrien urbain vétéran
Descendants of Āfri
Africain Françafrique africanissime africanoïde panafricanisme