parking etymology

French word parking comes from Proto-Germanic *parrukaz (Enclosure. Fence.)

Detailed word origin of parking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*parrukaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Enclosure. Fence.
*parrik Frankish (frk) Enclosure. Pen (for animals).
parricus Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) fence. (Medieval Latin) fenced-in enclosure. (Medieval Latin) game park, cattle reserve.
parricus Malayalam (mal)
parcus Malayalam (mal)
la Malayalam (mal)
parc Old French (fro) Enclosed area, often fenced off, often in a clearing.
park Middle English (enm)
park English (eng) (Australia, NZ) A space in which to leave a car; a parking space.. (UK) An inventory of matériel.. (US) A wide, flat-bottomed valley in a mountainous region.. A partially enclosed basin in which oysters are grown.. A piece of ground in or near a city or town, enclosed and kept for ornament and recreation.. A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, such as [...]
parking French (fra) Car park.

Words with the same origin as parking

Descendants of *parrukaz
parc parc d'attractions parc fermé parcmètre parquet zooparc