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Etymology of the English word consort

the English word consort
derived from the Old French word consort
derived from the Latin word consors (sharer; partner, associate; sharing inheritance, property; shared)
using the Latin prefix con- (together)
derived from the Latin prefix com-
derived from the Latin word cum (with)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kom (near, with, together)
derived from the Medieval Latin word sors (lot, fate; oracular response)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ser-
derived from the Latin word consortus
derived from the Medieval Latin word sors (lot, fate; oracular response)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ser-

Date

The earliest known usage of consort in English dates from the 15th century.

Derivations in English

consorted, consorting

Cognates

Danish konsorter, Dutch consorten, French consort, German Konsorten, Norwegian konsorter

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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