atterrir etymology

French word atterrir comes from French terre (Earth; soil. Land, property (delimited area).), French a-, French -ir (A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs.)

Detailed word origin of atterrir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
terre French (fra) Earth; soil. Land, property (delimited area).
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.
-ir French (fra) A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs.
atterrir French (fra) (intransitive) To land (a plane, helicopter etc.).

Words with the same origin as atterrir

Descendants of terre
Terre-Neuve Terre-Neuvien Terreneuvien terrasse terrien terril
Descendants of a-
aborder accoucher accouplement accoupler affaiblir affaire agenouiller allonger amener apaiser apitoyer arrivant arriver arrivée assommer attarder attraper collier déshabiller déshabillé habiller rattrapage rattraper rhabiller
Descendants of -ir
abrutir alentir alunissage aplanir arrondir assainissement asservir asservissable attendrir chérir dégourdir embellir enchérir endurcir enrichir jaunir maigrir rajeunir rajeunissement refroidir ressortir vieillir épaississement