primaire etymology

French word primaire comes from Latin primus ((ordinal) first.), Latin -arium

Detailed word origin of primaire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
primus Latin (lat) (ordinal) first.
-arium Latin (lat) Used to form nouns denoting a "place where things are kept" from other nouns.
primarius Latin (lat) One of the first, or first rank, chief, principal, excellent, remarkable. It was used as the title of a position in universities.
primaire French (fra) Elementary. Primary.

Words with the same origin as primaire

Descendants of primus
1er premier prems prime prince principal
Descendants of -arium
acier alimentaire anniversaire calendrier commentaire cuisinier célibataire dos financier foyer grenier grossier guerrier héritier loyer merdier nécessaire ordinaire panier prisonnier pêcher quartier sanctuaire