obscurcir etymology

French word obscurcir comes from Old French -ir, Old French obscur

Detailed word origin of obscurcir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ir Old French (fro) Suffix used to form infinitives of second conjugation verbs.
obscur Old French (fro)
obscurcir French (fra) (computing) to obfuscate. (figuratively) to obscure, to blur. (reflexive) to become obscure. (reflexive, of sky) to darken. To darken (a colour).

Words with the same origin as obscurcir

Descendants of -ir
adoucir chasseur-cueilleur cueillaison cueilleur cueilleur-égreneur cueillir embellir enhardir rougir