sociology etymology

English word sociology comes from French socio-, French -logie (-logy.)

Detailed word origin of sociology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
socio- French (fra)
-logie French (fra) -logy.
sociologie French (fra) Sociology.
sociology English (eng) The study of society, human social interaction and the rules and processes that bind and separate people not only as individuals, but as members of associations, groups and institutions.

Words with the same origin as sociology

Descendants of -logie
ideology