rattrapage etymology

French word rattrapage comes from French -age, French rattraper

Detailed word origin of rattrapage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
rattraper French (fra) (transitive) to catch (e.g. an elevator). (transitive) to catch up (with) (arrive at the same level as). (transitive) to get back (something which is lost).
rattrapage French (fra) Act of catching. Catching up. Recovery.

Words with the same origin as rattrapage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage