allonger etymology

French word allonger comes from French -er (Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.), French long (Long.), French a-

Detailed word origin of allonger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-er French (fra) Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.
long French (fra) Long.
a- French (fra) A prefix forming words, especially verbs, that denote entering a state, making progress toward a goal, or the like. A-, non-, -less.
allonger French (fra) (intransitive, of days) to lengthen. (reflexive) To lie, to lie down. (reflexive) to grow, to get longer. (reflexive) to stretch out. (transitive) to extend out, to stretch. (transitive) to lay down. (transitive) to lengthen, to make longer, to extend.

Words with the same origin as allonger

Descendants of -er
avaler calmer collier dégueulasse dépenser embrasser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager placer profiter raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé suicider tarder taré tester
Descendants of a-
aborder accoucher accouplement accoupler affaiblir affaire agenouiller amener apaiser apitoyer arrivant arriver arrivée assommer attarder atterrir attraper déshabiller déshabillé rattrapage rattraper rhabiller