alunissage etymology

French word alunissage comes from French -age, French alunir (To land on the Moon.)

Detailed word origin of alunissage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
alunir French (fra) To land on the Moon.
alunissage French (fra) Lunar landing; act of landing on the Moon.

Words with the same origin as alunissage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage