princesse etymology

French word princesse comes from French prince (Prince.), French -esse

Detailed word origin of princesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prince French (fra) Prince.
-esse French (fra) -ess (female form) Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something (-ness, -ity, etc.).
princesse French (fra) Princess.

Words with the same origin as princesse

Descendants of -esse
Suissesse allégresse bassesse comtesse déesse délicatesse gentillesse gonzesse grossesse ivresse jeunesse justesse négresse poétesse prêtresse richesse sagesse seigneuresse souplesse tendresse tigresse vieillesse vitesse ânesse