dam etymology

French word dam comes from Latin damnum ((financial) loss. A fine. Damage or injury.)

Detailed word origin of dam

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
damnum Latin (lat) (financial) loss. A fine. Damage or injury.
dam French (fra) (obsolete, _, except in phrases) damage. (religion) damnation.

Words with the same origin as dam

Descendants of damnum
condamnation damnation damner damné dommage dédommagement endommager indemne