intransitif etymology

French word intransitif comes from Latin transitivus (Transiting (passing over).), Catalan in- (In- ; un- (reversal of meaning or lack of an attribute).), Catalan transitiu ((grammar) transitive.)

Detailed word origin of intransitif

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
transitivus Latin (lat) Transiting (passing over).
in- Catalan (cat) In- ; un- (reversal of meaning or lack of an attribute).
transitiu Catalan (cat) (grammar) transitive.
intransitivus Latin (lat)
intransitif French (fra) (grammar, of a verb) intransitive (not taking a direct object).