proprement etymology

French word proprement comes from French propre, French -ment

Detailed word origin of proprement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
propre French (fra) (before a noun) own. (followed by the preposition à) proper to, specific to, particular to. (mathematics) eigen-. Clean. House-trained.
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
proprement French (fra) Cleanly (in a way which is not dirty).

Words with the same origin as proprement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment