Arrive etymology


English word arrive comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ripa (Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).)

Etymology of arrive

Detailed word origin of arrive

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ripa Latin (lat) Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).
*arrīpare Late Latin (LL)
ariver Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To arrive (at a destination).
ariven Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
arrive English (en) (intransitive) To come; said of time.. (intransitive) To happen or occur.. (intransitive) To obtain a level of success or fame.. (intransitive, copulative) To reach; to get to a certain place.. (intransitive, obsolete) To bring to shore.. (transitive, archaic) To reach; to come to.

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