visage etymology

French word visage comes from Latin -aticum, Latin visio (Seeing, sight, vision, view.)

Detailed word origin of visage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-aticum Latin (lat) Used to form nouns indicating a state of being resulting from an action.. Used to form nouns indicating pertinence to the root verb or noun.
visio Latin (lat) Seeing, sight, vision, view.
-age Old French (fro) Forms nouns with the sense of 'action or result of'. Forms nouns with the sense of 'state of being'.
vis Old French (fro) (anatomy) face. Opinion.
*visaticum Latin (lat) (Gallo-Romance) face.
visage Old French (fro) (anatomy) face.
visage French (fra) Face (anatomy).

Words with the same origin as visage

Descendants of -aticum
cambriolage chantage courage dommage garage héritage langage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voyage âge équipage étage
Descendants of visio
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