assommer etymology

French word assommer comes from French -er (Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.), French somme (Sum; total Nap; doze; quick sleep.), French a-

Detailed word origin of assommer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-er French (fra) Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.
somme French (fra) Sum; total Nap; doze; quick sleep.
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.
assommer French (fra) (by extension) to hit (someone). To slaughter (an animal). To stun, knock out, poleaxe, sandbag.

Words with the same origin as assommer

Descendants of -er
avaler calmer collier dégueulasse dépenser embrasser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager placer profiter raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé suicider tarder taré tester
Descendants of a-
aborder accoucher accouplement accoupler affaiblir affaire agenouiller allonger amener apaiser apitoyer arrivant arriver arrivée attarder atterrir attraper déshabiller déshabillé rattrapage rattraper rhabiller