afin etymology

French word afin comes from French à, French fin

Detailed word origin of afin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
à French (fra) (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed). (cuisine) cooked in or with. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for. At (said of a particular time). At, in, on (said of a particular place). By. Of [...]
fin French (fra) End, close, finish. End, end goal, objective, purpose (Quebec) kind, nice. Thin, fine.
afin French (fra) So that. To.

Words with the same origin as afin

Descendants of à
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