dessus etymology

French word dessus comes from Old French desus (Under; underneath Under; underneath.)

Detailed word origin of dessus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
desus Old French (fro) Under; underneath Under; underneath.
dessus French (fra) On it (something previously mentioned). On top. Over. Upstairs The upper hand; advantage. Upside; top side (dated) on, on top of.

Words with the same origin as dessus

Descendants of desus
au-dessus ci-dessus là-dessus par-dessus pardessus