tremper etymology

French word tremper comes from Proto-Indo-European *tempos, and later Latin tempus ((grammar) tense. Time, period, age.)

Detailed word origin of tremper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*tempos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
tempus Latin (lat) (grammar) tense. Time, period, age.
tempero Latin (lat) I am moderate or temperate; I show restraint.. I combine, compound or blend properly.. I divide duly, qualify, temper, moderate.. I refrain or abstain (from), forbear.. I rule, regulate, govern, manage, arrange, order, control.
temprer Old French (fro) To milden the water in a bath. To temper; to moderate.
tremper Middle French (frm) To soak; to drench.
tremper French (fra) (transitive) to dip, to dunk. (transitive) to soak, to drench, to wet. (transitive) to temper (metal), to harden.

Words with the same origin as tremper

Descendants of *tempos
atemporel tempe temple temporaire temporairement temporalité temporel temps tempérament tempérance température tempérer tempête trempé