ministre etymology

Middle English word ministre comes from Latin parvus (Ignorable, unimportant. Small, little, cheap.), Latin mina, Latin -ter (-ly; used to form adverbs from adjectives.)

Detailed word origin of ministre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
parvus Latin (lat) Ignorable, unimportant. Small, little, cheap.
mina Latin (lat) (figuratively) threats, menaces. Projecting points, pinnacles, battlements, parapets.
-ter Latin (lat) -ly; used to form adverbs from adjectives.
minari Latin (lat)
parum Latin (lat) Very little, insufficient.
ministrum Latin (lat)
ministre Old French (fro)
ministre Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ministre

Descendants of parvus
admynistren demenen menen
Descendants of -ter
maister mayster meister