attenter etymology

French word attenter comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tento (I handle, touch.. I try, test.), Latin tempto

Detailed word origin of attenter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tento Latin (lat) I handle, touch.. I try, test.
tempto Latin (lat) I handle, touch. I test the strength; I make an attack upon. I test, try, attempt. I urge, incite, rouse.
attempto Latin (lat)
attenter French (fra) (followed by the preposition à) to assault.

Words with the same origin as attenter

Descendants of ad
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Descendants of tento
attentat tentateur tenter
Descendants of tempto