nettoyage etymology

French word nettoyage comes from French -age, French nettoyer (To clean. To wipe clean.)

Detailed word origin of nettoyage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
nettoyer French (fra) To clean. To wipe clean.
nettoyage French (fra) Cleaning.

Words with the same origin as nettoyage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of nettoyer
nettoiement nettoyable nettoyeur