assaillant etymology

French word assaillant comes from Latin salire ((jump, spring). (salt, sprinkle).), Old French saillir, Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of assaillant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
salire Latin (lat) (jump, spring). (salt, sprinkle).
saillir Old French (fro)
ad- Latin (lat) To.
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
assilio Latin (lat) (intransitive) I spring or leap (to or upon); rush (at).. (intransitive, of water) I dash (against).
asaillir Old French (fro) (transitive) to jump on.
assaillir French (fra) To assail; to assault; to attack.
assaillant French (fra) Assailant Assailant. Assailling.

Words with the same origin as assaillant

Descendants of salire
assaut consul consulaire consulat proconsulaire saillant saillir salade saler tressaillement
Descendants of saillir
Descendants of ad-
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