vingtaine etymology

French word vingtaine comes from French vingt (Twenty Twenty.), French -aine

Detailed word origin of vingtaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vingt French (fra) Twenty Twenty.
-aine French (fra) (noun, or, adjective) (demonyms). (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
vingtaine French (fra) About twenty.

Words with the same origin as vingtaine

Descendants of -aine
cinquantaine dizaine huitaine neuvaine quinzaine soixantaine trentaine