freedom etymology

English word freedom comes from Proto-Germanic *frijaz (Free.), Proto-Germanic - dōmaz

Detailed word origin of freedom

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*frijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Free.
- dōmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*frijadōmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Freedom.
frēodōm Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
freodom Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Charter. Emancipation, deliverance. Freedom, state of free will.
fredom Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Freedom.
freedom English (eng) (countable) The lack of a specific constraint, or of constraints in general; a state of being free, unconstrained.. (uncountable) The state of being free, of not being imprisoned or enslaved.. Frankness; openness; unreservedness.. Improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum.

Words with the same origin as freedom

Descendants of *frijaz
boyfriend free freelance freely freeman freeway friend friendly friendship girlfriend
Descendants of - dōmaz
kingdom wisdom