malingre etymology

French word malingre comes from Old French heingre, French mal-

Detailed word origin of malingre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
heingre Old French (fro)
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
malingre French (fra) Delicate, fragile, puny.

Words with the same origin as malingre

Descendants of mal-
maladresse maladroit malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malheureux malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malnutrition malodorant malpoli malpropre malsonnant maltraiter malvoyant