afficher etymology

French word afficher comes from Old French a-, Old French ficher, and later Old French afichier (To affirm; to confirm. To fasten.)

Detailed word origin of afficher

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
ficher Old French (fro)
afichier Old French (fro) To affirm; to confirm. To fasten.
afficher French (fra) (transitive) to display. (transitive) to flaunt. (transitive) to put up (a notice etc). (transitive) to show.

Words with the same origin as afficher

Descendants of a-
abaisser accompagner accomplir accomplissement achat acheter adresser affichage affoler agenouiller allaiter allumage allumer amusant amuser apaiser assaillant assurance assurer attirail attirance attirer aviser maladroit
Descendants of ficher
affichable affiche