attraper etymology

French word attraper comes from French a-, French trapper (To trap (hunt using traps).)

Detailed word origin of attraper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
trapper French (fra) To trap (hunt using traps).
attraper French (fra) To catch (a cold). To catch (e.g. a ball).

Words with the same origin as attraper

Descendants of a-
aborder accoucher accouplement accoupler affaiblir affaire agenouiller allonger amener apaiser apitoyer arrivant arriver arrivée assommer attarder atterrir collier déshabiller déshabillé habiller rattrapage rattraper rhabiller
Descendants of trapper
trappage trappeur