avertir etymology

French word avertir comes from Latin verto, Latin ab, and later Latin averto (I avert; I avoid. I divert. I turn away.)

Detailed word origin of avertir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
averto Latin (lat) I avert; I avoid. I divert. I turn away.
avertir Old French (fro) (reflexive, s'avertir) to notice; to remark. To inform; to notify.
avertir French (fra) To notify. To warn, to avert.

Words with the same origin as avertir

Descendants of verto
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Descendants of ab
avancer avant aversif aversion aveugle devant pendule sans sans-culotte sens