passeport etymology

French word passeport comes from French port, French passer

Detailed word origin of passeport

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
port French (fra) Wearing (act of wearing something) Port, harbour. Port, harbour city. Postage. Refuge. Stature, way of carrying oneself. Transport.
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 [...]
passe French (fra) (sports) pass. Pass (document allowing entry). Pass (passageway). Pass (the act of passing).
passeport French (fra) Passport (official document).

Words with the same origin as passeport

Descendants of passer
impasse passager passagèrement passe passe-droit passe-temps passoire