quinzaine etymology

French word quinzaine comes from French quinze (Fifteen.), French -aine

Detailed word origin of quinzaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quinze French (fra) Fifteen.
-aine French (fra) (noun, or, adjective) (demonyms). (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
quinzaine French (fra) A period of fifteen consecutive days. By extension, two weeks; a fortnight.. About fifteen people, about fifteen things, etc.

Words with the same origin as quinzaine

Descendants of quinze
quinzième quinzièmement
Descendants of -aine
cinquantaine dizaine huitaine neuvaine soixantaine trentaine vingtaine