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French word reposer comes from Latin pauso (I halt, cease, pause.. I rest in the grave.), Latin re-.

Reposer etymology ?

Reposer detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pauso Latin (lat) I halt, cease, pause.. I rest in the grave.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
repauso Latin (lat) (intransitive) I lay at rest, quiet, nourish.. I am at rest, I rest completely, repose.
repausāre Late Latin (LL)
reposer Old French (fro) To rest (be inactive in order to recuperate).
reposer French (fra) (reflexive, se reposer) to rest, to repose. (transitive) to put down, to place. (transitive) to rest. (with sur) to be based on.

Words with the same origin as reposer

Descendants of pauso
compo compositeur composition déposition dépôt entrepôt marque déposée pose poser propos repos sous-exposer suppôt
Descendants of re-
arrêt arrêter fiston raconter rappeler recevoir regard regarder reine relation remettre rentrer rentré reprendre respect responsable rester retourner revenir revoir réfléchir réparer répondre réponse