frottement etymology

French word frottement comes from French -ment, French frotter

Detailed word origin of frottement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
frotter French (fra) (figurative, informal, pronominal, se frotter) to rub (someone) in the wrong way, to get on (someone)'s bad side. To fritter. To rub, chafe. To scrape. To scrub, scour. To stone.
frottement French (fra) Friction. Rub; rubbing.

Words with the same origin as frottement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment
Descendants of frotter
frotteur frottis frottoir