abajur etymology

Romanian word abajur comes from French abattre, French jour (Day. Daylight, light. Opening, aperture.)

Detailed word origin of abajur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abattre French (fra) (pronominal) to descend upon with violence or furor. (pronominal, of lightning) to strike. (reflexive) to fall down, especially of tall things, such as trees. To butcher; to slaughter for meat. To cut down (a tree). To destroy or demolish (a wall). To shoot dead.
jour French (fra) Day. Daylight, light. Opening, aperture.
abat-jour French (fra) (architecture) skylight. (dated) eyeshade. Lampshade.
abajur Romanian (ron) Lampshade.