Attendre etymology


French word attendre comes from Latin tendo, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Latin attineo

Etymology of attendre

Detailed word origin of attendre

Dictionary entry Language Definition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendere Latin (lat)
attineo Latin (lat) (used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.
attenta Latin (lat)
atendre Old French (fro) To wait.
attendre French (fr) (reflexive, followed by à) to expect.. (transitive) to wait for, to await. To expect.

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