kindergarten etymology

English word kindergarten comes from German Kind, German Garten (Garden.)

Detailed word origin of kindergarten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Kind German (deu) Child; offspring (person with regard to his or her parents). Kid; child (young person).
Garten German (deu) Garden.
Kindergarten German (deu)
kindergarten English (eng) (Philippines) The two levels between nursery and prep; the second and third years of preschool.. (US) The elementary school grade before first grade.. An educational institution for young children, usually between ages 4 and 6; nursery school. [from 1852].