Transylvania etymology

English word Transylvania comes from Latin Carolingian, Proto-Germanic *furhō (Fir; pine. Forest (of fir or pine trees).), Late Latin foresta

Detailed word origin of Transylvania

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Carolingian Latin (lat)
*furhō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Fir; pine. Forest (of fir or pine trees).
foresta Late Latin (LL)
*furhist- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*furhiþą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Forest, woodland.
*forhist Frankish (frk)
foresta Malayalam (mal)
foresta Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) wood, forest.
forest Old French (fro) Forest, royal hunting ground.
forest Middle English (enm)
forest English (eng) (computing, Microsoft Windows) A group of domains that are managed as a unit.. (graph theory) A graph with no cycles; i.e., a graph made up of trees.. (historical) A defined area of land set aside in England as royal hunting ground or for other privileged use; all such areas.. A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.. Any dense collection or amount. [...]
Transylvania English (eng) A region in the west of Romania.

Words with the same origin as Transylvania

Descendants of Carolingian
Black Forest Epping Forest Forest City Forest Heath Forester Forestier New Forest Sherwood Forest Waltham Forest Wyre Forest deforestation forest forestry rainforest
Descendants of *furhō
afforestable afforestation firth frith