condition etymology

French word condition comes from Latin dico, Latin con-

Detailed word origin of condition

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dico Latin (lat) (legal, followed by ad) I plead (before).. I affirm, assert (positively).. I appoint, name (to an office).. I call, name.. I declare, state.. I say, utter; mention; talk, speak.. I speak in reference to, refer to.. I tell.
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.
condico Latin (lat) (legal) I give notice that something should be returned, demand back.. I proclaim, announce, publish.. I talk something over together, agree to/upon, concert, promise; fix, appoint.
condicio Latin (lat) (metonymy) A paramour, lover.. (metonymy) A spouse, bride.. A condition, term, demand.. A love affair, amour.. A marriage, match.. A nature, mode, character, disposition, manner, condition.. An agreement, contract, covenant, stipulation, pact, proposition.. An external position, situation, rank, place, circumstances, condition.
condicion Old French (fro) Condition (criterion that must be met). Condition (state). Social rank.
condition Middle French (frm) Condition (state, quality).
condition French (fra) Condition, state. Social status, walk of life. Term, condition.

Words with the same origin as condition

Descendants of dico
benoît bénir bénit bénédiction contradiction contradictoire contredire dictateur dictature dicter dictionnaire dire dit dixit index indice indiquer interdiction interdire malédiction maudire maudit prédire prêcher
Descendants of con-
combat commencer commun complet complètement comprendre compris compter concours conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil construire contact contrat convaincre costume coucher couché couple cousin découvert