dirigeable etymology

French word dirigeable comes from French diriger, French -able (-able.)

Detailed word origin of dirigeable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
diriger French (fra) (reflexive, se diriger) To go towards; to head (for). (transitive) to run; to direct (be the director of). To aim, to direct. To direct (a film). To steer (vehicles). To supervise; to oversee.
-able French (fra) -able.
dirigeable French (fra) Dirigible, blimp Directable.

Words with the same origin as dirigeable

Descendants of diriger
dirigisme dirigiste
Descendants of -able
adorable comptable considérable convenable croyable effroyable gonflable imbattable impardonnable incroyablement inestimable irresponsable jetable minable négociable préférable redevable redoutable respectable responsabilité responsable valable épouvantable équitable