souffrir etymology

French word souffrir comes from Latin fero, Latin sub, Latin sub- (Sub-.)

Detailed word origin of souffrir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fero Latin (lat) I bear, carry. I cast (a vote); pass or ratify (a law). I report. I suffer, endure. I support, hold up.
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.
sub- Latin (lat) Sub-.
suffero Latin (lat) I bear or carry under; put or lay under.. I bear, endure, suffer, undergo.. I hold up, bear, support, sustain.. I offer, proffer.
suffrir Old French (fro) To suffer (endure discomfort).
souffrir French (fra) (intransitive) To suffer. (transitive) To endure.

Words with the same origin as souffrir

Descendants of fero
circonférence collation difféomorphe différence différer délation fertile illation inférer législation offrir oublie proférer préférable relatif relation référer souffert souffrance transfert transfèrement transférer translation élation
Descendants of sub
dessous insuffisance selon sombre soudain soumettre soupçon sous souvenir souvent succession succès suggestion suggérer sujet support supportable supporter supprimer sus suspect suspicion
Descendants of sub-
assumer secouer secours souffler soulager soulever soupir source sourire soutenir soutien subir substance suffisamment suffisant supplier