tatouage etymology

French word tatouage comes from French -age, French tatouer ((transitive) to tattoo.)

Detailed word origin of tatouage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
tatouer French (fra) (transitive) to tattoo.
tatouage French (fra) Tattoo.

Words with the same origin as tatouage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage