verb (used without object)
- appenzell inner rhoden,
Origin of appertain
Examples from the Web for appertaining
Her rolling, like everything else appertaining to her, is done on a grand scale.The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph|Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Field
Two or three incidents, appertaining more properly to his Literary Biography, have yet to be noticed before we leave the period.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
It should not pass as incident or appertaining to the copyright.
Belonging and appertaining unto the house were several fixtures.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
His tastes were, it must be said, so far as appertaining to art, of a peculiarly low order.A Short History of English Music|Ernest Ford
Word Origin for appertain
late 14c., from Anglo-French apartenir, Old French apartenir (12c.) "be related to; be incumbent upon," from Late Latin appertinere "to pertain to," from ad- "to, completely" (see ad-) + pertinere "to belong to" (see pertain). To belong as parts to the whole, or as members to a family or class. Related: Appertained; appertaining.