French word usage comes from French -age, Latin usus.
Usage detailed word origin explanation
|-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". |
|usus || Latin (lat) ||Experience, discipline, skill. Habit, usage, custom. Practice. Use, employment, exercise. |
|usage || French (fra) ||(lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are actually used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis (as opposed to correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority).. Usage, use. |
Words with the same origin as usage