source etymology

French word source comes from Latin sortiri, and later Old French sourdre (To spurt; to gush (as in a liquid).)

Detailed word origin of source

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sortiri Latin (lat)
sourdre Old French (fro) To spurt; to gush (as in a liquid).
sors Old French (fro)
sorse Old French (fro)
source French (fra) Source, spring (of water).

Words with the same origin as source

Descendants of sortiri
ressort ressortir sortie