nuage etymology

French word nuage comes from French -age, French nue ((archaic, chiefly, poetic) cloud.)

Detailed word origin of nuage

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".
nue French (fra) (archaic, chiefly, poetic) cloud.
nuage French (fra) Cloud.

Words with the same origin as nuage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of nue
ennuager nuée