asseoir etymology

French word asseoir comes from Latin ad- (To.), Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Detailed word origin of asseoir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad- Latin (lat) To.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
sedare Latin (lat)
*assedēre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
asseoir Old French (fro) (sometimes reflexive, s'asseoir) to sit down (take a seat). To sit (make someone sit down).
asseoir Middle French (frm) (sometimes reflexive, s'asseoir/se asseoir) to sit down (take a seat). (transitive) to place (an object). (transitive) to sit (make someone sit down).
asseoir French (fra) (reflexive) to sit down; to sit up; to take a seat. (transitive) to sit down; to get seated. To assert.

Words with the same origin as asseoir

Descendants of ad-
accepter accident acheter aller allée alors apparemment appeler apprendre après arrive arrière arrêter assez assis assurer attendre attention avenir avocat dos dossier faire à
Descendants of ad
accès affaire affronter afin alliance amener apporter atteindre aventure