emperor etymology

English word emperor comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Latin im-, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of emperor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
im- Latin (lat)
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
inperare Latin (lat)
imperator Latin (lat) Emperor, commander, general, chief, master, person in charge, ruler, commander-in-chief.
empereür Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
emperor English (eng) (medieval political theory) Specifically, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire; the world-monarch.. A large, relatively valuable marble in children's games.. The fourth trump or major arcana card of the tarot deck.. The male monarch or ruler of an empire.

Words with the same origin as emperor

Descendants of paro
apparatus celestial compare comparison empire empress imperative imperial parachute parade prepare repair scuba separate separation sever severance
Descendants of im-
immortal immortality impatient impeccable impose