combattre etymology

French word combattre comes from Latin cum (Although. Because. When With.), Latin battuere, Old French batre (To beat; to hit; to strike.)

Detailed word origin of combattre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cum Latin (lat) Although. Because. When With.
battuere Latin (lat)
batre Old French (fro) To beat; to hit; to strike.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
batto Latin (lat)
com- Latin (lat)
*combatto Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I combat.
*combattere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
combatre Old French (fro) To combat; to engage in battle or warfare.
combatre Middle French (frm) To combat (engage in combat).
combattre French (fra) To fight, to combat (against).. To oppose, to struggle.

Words with the same origin as combattre

Descendants of cum
commencer commun complètement comprendre compris compter conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil contact contre convaincre copain costume coucher couché couple cour court cousin découvert quiconque
Descendants of battuere
abat-jour abat-vent abat-voix abatis abattable abattis abattoir abattre abattu bataillon battable battement batterie batteuse battoir battre batture combat combattant imbattable ébat