Atteindre etymology


French word atteindre comes from Latin attingo, and later Old French ataindre (To reach.)

Etymology of atteindre

Detailed word origin of atteindre

Dictionary entry Language Definition
attingo Latin (lat) (in eating) I touch, taste.. I am contiguous to, lie near, border upon.. I am similar; I belong, relate or appertain to, concern.. I approach, reach, arrive at.. I assault; strike, attack.. I come in contact with, touch.. I mention slightly, touch upon.. I touch, affect, interest, reach.. I undertake, enter upon, engage in,.
*attangere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
ataindre Old French (fro) To reach.
atteindre French (fr) To accomplish. To achieve. To attain. To reach.