apitoyer etymology

French word apitoyer comes from French pitié (Pity, mercy.), French -oyer, French a-

Detailed word origin of apitoyer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pitié French (fra) Pity, mercy.
-oyer French (fra) A suffix used to form some verbs, often with factitive effect.
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.
apitoyer French (fra) (reflexive) to feel sorry for. To make (someone) feel pity for (something).

Words with the same origin as apitoyer

Descendants of -oyer
charroyage charroyer chatoyer coudoiement coudoyer flamboyer foudroyant foudroyer jointoyer louvoyer poudroyer rougeoyer rudoyer tutoyer verdoyer
Descendants of a-
aborder accoucher accouplement accoupler affaiblir affaire agenouiller allonger amener apaiser arrivant arriver arrivée assommer attarder atterrir attraper collier déshabiller déshabillé habiller rattrapage rattraper rhabiller