endurcir etymology

French word endurcir comes from French enrager, French dur, French -ir (A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs.)

Detailed word origin of endurcir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
enrager French (fra) (obsolete) to have rabies. To enrage, anger, infuriate. To inflame, arouse.
dur French (fra) Hard (arts) harsh (of a penstroke). Hard (not soft). Hard, tough (difficult to penetrate). Hard, tough (not easy, difficult). Harsh (e.g. harsh conditions) Firmness, solidity. Hard case (tough person).
-ir French (fra) A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs.
endurcir French (fra) (transitive) to harden (make harder). (transitive) to harden, inure.

Words with the same origin as endurcir

Descendants of -ir
abrutir affaiblir alentir alunissage aplanir arrondir assainissement asservir asservissable attendrir atterrir chérir dégourdir embellir enchérir enrichir jaunir maigrir rajeunir rajeunissement refroidir ressortir vieillir épaississement