substance etymology

French word substance comes from Latin sto, Latin sub, Latin sub- (Sub-.)

Detailed word origin of substance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
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-.
substo Latin (lat)
substantis Latin (lat)
substantia Latin (lat) Fortune, property, possessions. Substance, essence, material, contents.
substance French (fra) Substance.

Words with the same origin as substance

Descendants of sto
arrêt arrêter c'est constitution coûter distance fût instant institut obstacle prêt prêter rester stable stage station statut établir étage étant état été être ôter
Descendants of sub
dessous insuffisance selon sombre soudain souffert souffrance souffrir 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 suffisamment suffisant supplier