-ia etymology

English word -ia comes from Latin -ia, Ancient Greek -ία, Ancient Greek -εια

Detailed word origin of -ia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ia Latin (lat) Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
-ία Ancient Greek (grc)
-εια Ancient Greek (grc)
-ia English (eng) Used in forming names of countries, diseases, flowers, and rarely collections of things (such as militaria, deletia).

Words with the same origin as -ia

Descendants of -ia
abbey battery conscience controversy courtesy custody dementia felony force forge humility ignorance ignorant insomnia menace mockery providence recovery robbery treachery utopia
Descendants of -ία
pneumonia