modique etymology

French word modique comes from Latin -icum, Latin modus, and later Latin modicus (Moderate. Reasonable. Temperate, restrained.)

Detailed word origin of modique

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-icum Latin (lat)
modus Latin (lat) (grammar) mood, mode. Bound, limit. Manner, method, way. Measure.
modicus Latin (lat) Moderate. Reasonable. Temperate, restrained.
modique French (fra) Modest (of a price, sum of money etc.).

Words with the same origin as modique

Descendants of -icum
-ique aérodynamique damoiselle demoiselle donzelle moiselle oie oison romantique topographie toponyme
Descendants of modus
combien comme commode h muet meulard meuler meulière modalité mode modeste modestie modification modifier modiquement module modérateur modération modérer moi moulage moule moyeu muet muid