opportun etymology

French word opportun comes from Latin portare, Latin ob- (Towards; against.), English ob portum veniens, Catalan ob portum veniens

Detailed word origin of opportun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
portare Latin (lat)
ob- Latin (lat) Towards; against.
ob portum veniens English (eng)
ob portum veniens Catalan (cat)
opportunus Latin (lat) Advantageous, useful. Favourable, opportune. Suitable.
opportun French (fra) Expedient. Opportune, timely. Suitable.

Words with the same origin as opportun

Descendants of portare
colportage colporteur port portance porter porté disparu téléportation
Descendants of ob-
objet obligation obligatoire obliger obligé obscur observateur observation observer obstacle obsèques obtempérer obtenir obtus occasion occident occupation occuper offensive offrir oublier préoccupant préoccupation ôter