enseigner etymology

French word enseigner comes from Latin signum, and later Latin insigno ((Vulgar Latin) I engrave.)

Detailed word origin of enseigner

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
signum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a signum (medieval tower bell used particularly for ringing the 8 canonical hours). A mark, sign, emblem. A miracle.
signatura Latin (lat)
insigno Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I engrave.
insignare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
enseignier Old French (fro) To teach.
enseigner French (fra) To teach.

Words with the same origin as enseigner

Descendants of signum
assignable consignataire consigner daigner design desseigner dessein dessin dessiner digne dignité désignation désigner enseignant indignation insignifiant sceau sceller sigle signature signer significatif signification signifier