souvenir etymology

French word souvenir comes from Latin venio ((intransitive) I approach. (intransitive) I come.), Latin sub

Detailed word origin of souvenir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
venio Latin (lat) (intransitive) I approach. (intransitive) I come.
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.
subvenio Latin (lat) I come up, come to mind, occur to.. I support, assist, come to the aid of, rescue.
sovenir Old French (fro) To remember; to recall.
soubvenir Middle French (frm) (reflexive, se soubvenir) to remember.
souvenir French (fra) Memory (mental picture).. Souvenir (reflexive, with de) to remember.

Words with the same origin as souvenir

Descendants of venio
adventice avenant avenir aventure avenue avènement convenant convention couvent devenir intervenir inventer inventif invention parvenu provenance prévenir prévention revenir revenu venir éventuel éventuellement événement
Descendants of sub
dessous insuffisance selon sombre soudain souffert souffrance souffrir soumettre soupçon sous souvent succession succès suggestion suggérer sujet support supportable supporter supprimer sus suspect suspicion