kingdom etymology

English word kingdom comes from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz (king) and Proto-Germanic -dōmaz (denoting a condition or state of the suffixed word)

Detailed word origin of kingdom

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kuningaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) King.
-dōmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Forms nouns denoting the condition or state of the suffixed word.
*kuningadōmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Realm, kingdom.
cyningdom Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Kingdom, kingly power.
kyngdom Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Kingdom.
kingdom English (eng) A realm having a king and/or queen as its actual or nominal sovereign.. A realm, region, or conceptual space where something is dominant. (taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below domain and above phylum; a taxon at that rank (e.g. the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom)..

Words with the same origin as kingdom

Descendants of *kuningaz
Descendants of - dōmaz
freedom wisdom