descendre etymology

French word descendre comes from Latin scando (I clamber. I climb, ascend, mount.), Latin ex, e (A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.), Latin scandere

Detailed word origin of descendre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
scando Latin (lat) I clamber. I climb, ascend, mount.
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
scandere Latin (lat)
de- Latin (lat) De-.
descensus Latin (lat) A descending path. A descent.
descendre French (fra) (intransitive) to go down. (intransitive, transitive) to descend. (transitive) to put down; disparage. (transitive, slang) to kill (someone).

Words with the same origin as descendre

Descendants of scando
ascendre ascenseur condescendance descendant escalier échelle échelon
Descendants of ex, e
dans de debout demain demander depuis dernier derrière devant devenir devoir dieu dont dès décision déjeuner désolé détruire effet en enfin essayer ont quand souvent
Descendants of scandere
escalade scander