denier etymology

French word denier comes from Latin deni ((distributive) ten each; ten at a time.), Latin -arium

Detailed word origin of denier

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deni Latin (lat) (distributive) ten each; ten at a time.
-arium Latin (lat) Used to form nouns denoting a "place where things are kept" from other nouns.
denarius Latin (lat) Containing or consisting of ten things. Denary Denarius (due to a single coin's value of 10 asses each).
denier Old French (fro) Denier (coin).
denier French (fra) (by extension) money. Denier (coin). Denier (unit of weight).

Words with the same origin as denier

Descendants of deni
dénaire
Descendants of -arium
acier alimentaire anniversaire calendrier commentaire cuisinier célibataire dos financier foyer grenier grossier guerrier héritier loyer merdier nécessaire ordinaire panier premier primaire prisonnier pêcher quartier sanctuaire