sauvetage etymology

French word sauvetage comes from French -age, French sauver

Detailed word origin of sauvetage

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".
sauver French (fra) (computing) to save. (pronominal) to escape, run away. To save, rescue; to protect.
sauvetage French (fra) (sports) save. Rescue (act of rescuing someone or something). Salvage. Saving (act of saving).

Words with the same origin as sauvetage

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