dizaine etymology

French word dizaine comes from French dix (Ten.), French -aine

Detailed word origin of dizaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dix French (fra) Ten.
-aine French (fra) (noun, or, adjective) (demonyms). (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
dizaine French (fra) About 10.

Words with the same origin as dizaine

Descendants of -aine
cinquantaine huitaine neuvaine quinzaine soixantaine trentaine vingtaine