coucher etymology

French word coucher comes from Latin loco, Latin cum (Although. Because. When With.)

Detailed word origin of coucher

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
loco Latin (lat) I arrange, establish. I lease, hire out, lend. I put, place, set.
cum Latin (lat) Although. Because. When With.
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.
com- Latin (lat)
collocatum Latin (lat)
*coloco Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin, reflexive) I go to bed.. (Vulgar Latin, transitive) I lay down.
couchier Old French (fro) Bedtime (point at which one goes to bed) (by extension) to have sex. (reflexive, se couchier) to go to bed.
se couchier Old French (fro)
coucher Middle French (frm) Setting (of the sun) (transitive) to put to bed.
coucher French (fra) (intransitive) to lodge. (intransitive) to pack off to bed. (intransitive) to sleep. (intransitive) to spend the night. (reflexive) to go to bed. (transitive) to lay, to lay down. (transitive) to layer (branches). (transitive) to put to bed, to put up (a lodger). (transitive) to slant (writing). (transitive, agriculture) to lodge, to beat down (wheat). (transitive, military) to aim at [...]

Words with the same origin as coucher

Descendants of loco
allouable colloquer couchage couché location louable louablement louange louer loueur loyer
Descendants of cum
commencer commun complètement comprendre compris compter conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil contact contre convaincre copain costume couple cour court cousin découvert quiconque