appartenir etymology

French word appartenir comes from Latin teneo, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin pro

Detailed word origin of appartenir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teneo Latin (lat) (of laws) I am binding on; bind, hold, obligate. (reflexive) I keep back, remain, stay, hold position. I comprise, contain, include, hold. I hold fast, restrain, detain, check, control; bind, fetter. I hold, have; grasp. I insist, uphold. I know, grasp, understand, conceive. I possess, occupy, control. I reach, attain; gain, acquire, obtain. I recollect, retain knowledge of, remember, bear [...]
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pertineo Latin (lat) I am the property of, belong to; I am attributable to. I belong, relate, pertain, have concern. I extend, stretch out, reach, matter. I have a tendency to, tend to.
appertineo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I belong, pertain or appertain to.
appertinere Late Latin (LL)
appertinēre Late Latin (LL)
apartenir Old French (fro) To belong to.
appartenir French (fra) (intransitive) (+ à) to belong to. (intransitive) (+ à) to concern.

Words with the same origin as appartenir

Descendants of teneo
abstenir content continental continu continuer détenir détention entretenir lieutenant maintenir obtenir pertinent reine retenir rétention rétine soutenir soutien tenace tenant tenir tente ténacité ténor
Descendants of ad
accès acheter affaire affronter afin aller alliance allée alors amener apporter après arrive arrière asseoir assez assis atteindre attendre attention avenir aventure dos dossier à
Descendants of pro
pour pour-cent pour-compte pourboire pource pourcent pourtant purin