penal etymology

Catalan word penal comes from Catalan pena (A shame, a pity. Grief, sorrow, pain. Punishment, penalty.), Catalan -al (In adjectives, indicating relation.)

Detailed word origin of penal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pena Catalan (cat) A shame, a pity. Grief, sorrow, pain. Punishment, penalty.
-al Catalan (cat) In adjectives, indicating relation.
penal Catalan (cat) Penal, criminal.

Words with the same origin as penal

Descendants of -al
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