Enseigner etymology


French word enseigner comes from Latin signum, and later Latin insigno ((Vulgar Latin) I engrave.)

Etymology of enseigner

Detailed word origin of enseigner

Dictionary entry Language Definition
signum Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a signum (medieval tower bell used particularly for ringing the 8 canonical hours). A mark, sign, emblem. A miracle.
signatura Latin (lat)
insigno Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I engrave.
insignare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
enseignier Old French (fro) To teach.
enseigner French (fr) To teach.