passer etymology

French word passer comes from Proto-Indo-European *pete-, Proto-Indo-European *pe(i)-, Proto-Indo-European *pent-, Old Latin mīlle passum, and later Latin patior (I allow, acquiesce, submit.. I suffer, endure.)

Detailed word origin of passer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pete- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pe(i)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mīlle passum Old Latin (itc-ola)
*patno- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
patior Latin (lat) I allow, acquiesce, submit.. I suffer, endure.
passum Latin (lat) A kind of alcoholic wine made with dried grapes.
*passo Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
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 [...]

Words with the same origin as passer

Descendants of *pete-
Pas de Calais Pas-de-Calais compas faux pas mile mille milliard milliardaire millier million millième millépore millésime pas paso doble passage passation passion passoire pourquoi pas repasser trépas trépasser
Descendants of *pent-
Dupont entrepont patois patrouiller patte ponceau pont pont aérien pont tournant pont-levis pontage ponter pontier pontife pontifier ponton