courage etymology

French word courage comes from French -age, French cœur

Detailed word origin of courage

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".
cœur French (fra) (anatomy) heart. (card games) hearts (the suit). (geometry) heart, heart shape. (physics) the core of a nuclear reactor. Heart (love).
courage French (fra) Courage Keep going!.

Words with the same origin as courage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of cœur
courageux encouragement encourager