solfier etymology

French word solfier comes from French -ier, French sol, French fa ((music) fa, the note 'F'.)

Detailed word origin of solfier

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ier French (fra) Used to form the names of jobs. Used to form the names of ships. Used to form the names of trees bearing a particular type of fruit.
sol French (fra) Floor. Ground. Soil, earth (archaic) sou, the feudal era coin. A Spanish-American gold or silver coin, now the main currency unit of Peru (also new sol), or a coin of this value. (music) sol, the fifth step (G) in the solfège scale of C, preceded by fa and followed by la.
fa French (fra) (music) fa, the note 'F'.
solfier French (fra) (ambitransitive) to sing using the sol-fa system.

Words with the same origin as solfier

Descendants of -ier
banquier barbier brigadier cendrier cocher coursier coéquipier cuisinier dos dossier financier grossier guerrier jardinier justicier merdier olivier plombier prisonnier pêcher quartier routier sourcier tablier équipier
Descendants of sol
seuil