survenir etymology

French word survenir comes from French venir, French surmonter

Detailed word origin of survenir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
venir French (fra) (intransitive) To come (to move from one place to another that is nearer the speaker).
surmonter French (fra) (transitive) to overcome, to surmount, to get over. (transitive) to top, to crown (a building, etc.).
survenir French (fra) (of a person) to appear, arrive (unexpectedly). To happen unexpectedly. To occur.

Words with the same origin as survenir

Descendants of venir