absence etymology

French word absence comes from Latin fui, Latin ab, and later Latin absum (I am away, I am absent, I am distant.)

Detailed word origin of absence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fui Latin (lat)
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
absum Latin (lat) I am away, I am absent, I am distant.
absentem Latin (lat)
absentia Latin (lat) Absence.
absence French (fra) Absence (state of being absent or withdrawn).

Words with the same origin as absence

Descendants of fui
absent bien-être c'est essence est ester estérifier futur fût impossible impotent intéressant intéresser intérêt peut-être possibilité possible potence pouvoir puissamment puissant sans sens être
Descendants of ab
avancer avant aversif aversion avertir aveugle devant pendule sans-culotte