quartier etymology

French word quartier comes from French -ier, French quart (Quarter (fraction).)

Detailed word origin of quartier

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ier French (fra) Used to form the names of jobs. Used to form the names of ships. Used to form the names of trees bearing a particular type of fruit.
quart French (fra) Quarter (fraction).
quartier French (fra) (astronomy) quarter. (dated) quarter, mercy. Piece, chunk; segment (of fruit), quarter (of beef). Quarter, district (part of town), neighbourhood.

Words with the same origin as quartier

Descendants of -ier
banquier barbier brigadier cendrier cocher coursier coéquipier cuisinier dos dossier financier grossier guerrier jardinier justicier merdier olivier plombier prisonnier pêcher routier sourcier tablier équipier