national etymology

English word national comes from Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) national

Detailed word origin of national

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
national Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
national English (eng) (by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).. Of or having to do with a nation. (usually, in the plural) A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.. A subject of a nation.

Words with the same origin as national

Descendants of national