soulager etymology

French word soulager comes from Latin levo, Latin sub- (Sub-.)

Detailed word origin of soulager

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
levo Latin (lat) I make light, lighten. I mitigate, alleviate. I raise, elevate, lift up. I relieve, ease, comfort.
sub- Latin (lat) Sub-.
sublevare Latin (lat)
*sublevio Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
soulager French (fra) (reflexive) to make oneself feel better, find relief. (reflexive, colloquial) to relieve oneself. (transitive) to relieve, soothe.

Words with the same origin as soulager

Descendants of levo
Levant enlèvement levage levant lever levier levure levée levée d'écrou relevage relèvement soulagement soulèvement
Descendants of sub-
assumer secouer secours souffert souffler souffrance souffrir soulever soupir source sourire soutenir soutien souvenir subir substance suffisamment suffisant suggestion suggérer sujet supplier supprimer suspect