municipal etymology

English word municipal comes from Latin -alis, Latin capere, Proto-Italic *moinos (Service.), Proto-Italic - kaps

Detailed word origin of municipal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
capere Latin (lat)
*moinos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Service.
- kaps Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
munus Latin (lat) A burden, duty, obligation. A gift. A service, favor. A service, office, employment. A spectacle, public show.
*moinokaps Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Citizen.
municipium Latin (lat) Municipality, town. Township.
municeps Latin (lat) Citizen (of a municipium).
municipalis Latin (lat) Municipal.
municipal French (fra) Municipal.
municipal English (eng) (finance) A financial instrument issued by a municipality. Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government).. Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation.

Words with the same origin as municipal

Descendants of -alis
actor animal capital card central channel chatter corner criminal funeral general hospital hotel legal master mental natural personal real royal social states total trial usual
Descendants of capere
accept accepted briefcase cable cap capable capacity capture case cash catch chase concept deceive escape except occupation participate prince principle purchase receive reception recipe suitcase
Descendants of *moinos
common communal commune communicate communication communicator communion communism community immune