navet etymology

French word navet comes from French -et (Suffix indicating diminution or affection.), Old French nef (Boat; ship; watercraft.)

Detailed word origin of navet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-et French (fra) Suffix indicating diminution or affection.
nef Old French (fro) Boat; ship; watercraft.
navet French (fra) (colloquial) A very bad movie.. Turnip.

Words with the same origin as navet

Descendants of -et
beignet boulet brevet cabriolet cachet chapelet coquette cornet couplet crochet croquet filet foret frisquet gigoter livret minet mollet papoter parquet pistolet poignet sachet tantinet
Descendants of nef
chou-navet