modification etymology

French word modification comes from Latin faciendus, Proto-Indo-European *mod-os, French -ification (-ification.)

Detailed word origin of modification

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
faciendus Latin (lat)
*mod-os Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-ification French (fra) -ification.
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
modificari Latin (lat)
modifico Latin (lat) (intransitive) I limit. (transitive) I control, regulate.
modificatio Latin (lat) Measure. Measuring.
modification French (fra) Modification.

Words with the same origin as modification

Descendants of faciendus
faena hacienda
Descendants of *mod-os
Modeste accommoder combien comme commode incommoder mode moderne modernité modifier modiste module modérateur modération modérer moulage moule moyeu muid ultramoderne
Descendants of -ification
amplification authentification bonification certification classification démystification falsification gentrification identification justification notification pacification planification purification qualification rectification requalification russification scarification signification solidification stratification unification vérification