po-po etymology

English word po-po comes from Ancient Greek ἀπόδειξις, Ancient Greek πολῑτείᾱ, Ancient Greek πολίτης, Ancient Greek πολιτεύω, Ancient Greek πόλις, Russian полиция (Police.)

Detailed word origin of po-po

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀπόδειξις Ancient Greek (grc)
πολῑτείᾱ Ancient Greek (grc)
πολίτης Ancient Greek (grc)
πολιτεύω Ancient Greek (grc)
πόλις Ancient Greek (grc)
полиция Russian (rus) Police.
apodissa Malayalam (mal)
apodixa Latin (lat)
πολιτεία Ancient Greek (grc)
polizza Italian (ita) Bill, voucher. Policy (insurance).
politia Latin (lat) (Late Latin) state, government.
politia Late Latin (LL)
polizia Italian (ita) Police.
policie Middle French (frm) Policy. Rule; law; regulation.
police Middle French (frm) Governance; management.
police French (fra) (Quebec) cop (police officer). (typography) fount, font. Police.
police English (eng) (transitive) To enforce the law and keep order among (a group).. (transitive) To patrol or clean up an area.. (transitive, figurative) To enforce norms or standards upon. (now, rare, historical) The regulation of a given community or society; administration, law and order etc. [from 17th c.]. (obsolete) Communal living; civilization. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Policy. [15th-19th c.]. [...]
po-po English (eng) (US, colloquial) The police.

Words with the same origin as po-po

Descendants of ἀπόδειξις
Interpol PD Policespeak TARDIS blue ecilop esclop piglice police polis pollis slipslop slop slop shoot slop-basin slop-bowl sloppiness sloppy slopseller slopshop slopwork whistle-blower
Descendants of πολίτης
Descendants of πόλις