mission etymology

French word mission comes from Proto-Indo-European *mith₂-

Detailed word origin of mission

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mith₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
missum Latin (lat)
missio Latin (lat) (military) discharge. Dismissal. Quarter, mercy. Sending, mission.
mission French (fra) Mission (duty that involves fulfilling a request). Mission (religious evangelism).

Words with the same origin as mission

Descendants of *mith₂-
admettre admittatur comité mais mes message messe messire mets mettable metteur mettre mis missile mél omettre permettre prometteur remettre remise soumettre transmettre transmission émission