chauffage etymology

French word chauffage comes from French -age, French chauffer

Detailed word origin of chauffage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
chauffer French (fra) (slang) to tease, to entice sexually, to arouse. To heat, to warm, to warm up.
chauffage French (fra) Heating.

Words with the same origin as chauffage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of chauffer
chauffage central chauffard chauffeur chauffoir