quai etymology

French word quai comes from Latin ago, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Proto-Indo-European *kagʰ-, Proto-Indo-European - -yós, Latin co

Detailed word origin of quai

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
*kagʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- -yós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
co Latin (lat)
*kagʰom Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kagʰyóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enclosure, hedge.
coacto Latin (lat) I compel, constrain, force.
coagulum Latin (lat) Curd. Rennet. Thickening, congealing. Tie, bond, binding agent.
*kagyom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Pen, enclosure.
cagiíun Gaulish (cel-gau)
cagiíum Gaulish (cel-gau)
cail Old French (fro) Quay; wharf.
quai French (fra) Platform (of a station). Quay, wharf.

Words with the same origin as quai

Descendants of ago
acte acteur actif action activité actrice agenda agent agir cacher caché cam caméra catch châtiment empirer engager essai essayer gratuit nager navigation naviguer navire
Descendants of co-
cache cachot caillot connaissance connaissant connaître connu coopération coopérer copie cour court couvercle couvert couverture couvrir découvert découvrir ouvert ouverture ouvrant ouvrir
Descendants of *kagʰ-
Descendants of - -yós
abat-jour aujourd'hui bonjour bonjourer contre-jour diurne jour journal journée nuit nuitée
Descendants of co
caillage cailler