embrasser etymology

French word embrasser comes from French enrager, French bras (Arm.), French -er (Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.)

Detailed word origin of embrasser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
enrager French (fra) (obsolete) to have rabies. To enrage, anger, infuriate. To inflame, arouse.
bras French (fra) Arm.
-er French (fra) Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.
embrasser French (fra) (dated) to hug, embrace (affectionately wrap one's arms around another). To kiss (to touch with the lips).

Words with the same origin as embrasser

Descendants of -er
avaler calmer collier dégueulasse dépenser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager placer profiter raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé suicider tarder taré tester