revolutionary etymology

English word revolutionary comes from Church Slavic вѣтъ (Agreement.), Church Slavic со-, English revolution, French communiste (Communist Communist (of or relating to communism).)

Detailed word origin of revolutionary

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
вѣтъ Church Slavic (chu) Agreement.
со- Church Slavic (chu)
revolution English (eng) A political upheaval in a government or nation state characterized by great change.. A rotation: one complete turn of an object during rotation.. A sudden, vast change in a situation, a discipline, or the way of thinking and behaving.. In the case of celestial bodies - the traversal of one body through an orbit around another body.. Rotation: the turning of an object around an axis.. The [...]
communiste French (fra) Communist Communist (of or relating to communism).
communist English (eng) (nonstandard) Any revolutionary or subversive radical.. An advocate of a society based on the common ownership of property; a proponent of communism. Of, relating to, supporting, or advocating communism.
съвѣтъ Church Slavic (chu) Advice.
съвѣтъ Old East Slavic (orv)
совет Russian (rus) (USSR) soviet. Advice, counsel. Council, board.
Soviet English (eng) (history, not comparable) Pertaining to the Soviet Union or its constituent republics.. Supporting or representing the Soviet Union or Sovietism; Sovietist. A citizen of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (history) Any of the governing workers' councils in the Soviet Union.
revolutionary English (eng) A revolutionist; a person who revolts. (sciences) pertaining to something that revolves. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution. Pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset.

Words with the same origin as revolutionary

Descendants of вѣтъ
soviet
Descendants of communiste
commie communist