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French word rentrer comes from Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).), Old French entrer ((intransitive) to enter.).

Rentrer etymology ?

Rentrer detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
entrer Old French (fro) (intransitive) to enter.
rentrer French (fra) (intransitive) to get in, to go in, to fit in. (intransitive) to go (back) home, to come (back) home. (intransitive, followed by dans) to go back, to re-enter. (transitive) to bring in, to get in, to put in. (transitive) to score (a goal).

Words with the same origin as rentrer

Descendants of re-
raconter rafraîchir rappeler rassurer rechercher recommencer regard regarder regret regretter relever relâcher remarquer remplir rentré requête ressemblance ressembler ressentir retourner revoir revue réjouir réveiller
Descendants of entrer
entrant entrisme entrée