Serene etymology


English word serene comes from Latin -anus, Old French serrit, Vulgar Latin seranum, and later Old French serein (Evening Serene, calm, tranquil.)

Etymology of serene

Detailed word origin of serene

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-anus Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to; -ian; usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.
serrit Old French (fro)
seranum Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
serein Old French (fro) Evening Serene, calm, tranquil.
serene English (en) A fine rain from a cloudless sky after sunset.

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