passage etymology

French word passage comes from French passer, French passage, Old French -age, Old French passer (To pass; to pass by.), Italian passeggiare

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Detailed word origin of passage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
passer French (fra) (TV) to show (be on television). (athletics) to pass (the relay baton). (card games) to pass (not play upon one's turn). (dated) (transitive) to pass (an exam or test). (intransitive) to pass (an exam or test). (intransitive) to pass, to go (between two entities). (legal) to pass. (music) to spin (e.g. a disk). (public transportation) to run. (reflexive) to take place, to happen, to come to [...]
passage French (fra) (astronomy) Moment when a star or planet occults another,or crosses a meridian.. (uncountable) Circulation, traffic, movement.. A laid out way allowing to go across something.. A paragraph or section of text or music.. A short stay.. A trip or travel, especially by boat.. An access way.. An alley or alleyway off-limits to cars.. Graduation from a school year.. The act of going from a state [...]
-age Old French (fro) Forms nouns with the sense of 'action or result of'. Forms nouns with the sense of 'state of being'.
passer Old French (fro) To pass; to pass by.
passeggiare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to walk, to take a walk, to promenade, to stroll (transitive) to walk.
passage Old French (fro) Passage (part of a route or journey).
passage French (fra) (astronomy) Moment when a star or planet occults another,or crosses a meridian.. (uncountable) Circulation, traffic, movement.. A laid out way allowing to go across something.. A paragraph or section of text or music.. A short stay.. A trip or travel, especially by boat.. An access way.. An alley or alleyway off-limits to cars.. Graduation from a school year.. The act of going from a state [...]
passager French (fra) (informal, of a street or place) Busy.. Of a short duration; temporary; transitory, fleeting, flighty.. Whose presence in a location is only temporary; passing. (archaic) Traveller.. Passenger.
passage French (fra)

Words with the same origin as passage

Descendants of passer
passation passement repasseuse
Descendants of passage
passagèrement
Descendants of -age
cambriolage chantage courage dommage garage héritage langage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage otage partage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage visage voyage âge équipage étage
Descendants of passer
impasse passe passe-droit passe-temps passeport passoire trépas
Descendants of passeggiare
passager