orage etymology

French word orage comes from French -age, Old French ore (Hour; time, period of the day (period of time) Now.)

Detailed word origin of orage

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".
ore Old French (fro) Hour; time, period of the day (period of time) Now.
orage French (fra) (literary) turmoil, tumult. A device on an organ, which produces a "thunder" effect, usually by playing a large cluster chord on the pedalboard. Storm, upset. Thunderstorm.

Words with the same origin as orage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of ore
La Vallée-de-l'Or Orville VdO or orée