prince etymology

French word prince comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Proto-Italic *priisemos (Foremost, first.), Proto-Italic - kaps, Latin ceps

Detailed word origin of prince

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
*priisemos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Foremost, first.
- kaps Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
ceps Latin (lat)
primus Latin (lat) (ordinal) first.
*priisemokaps Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Leader Chief, distinguished.
*primoceps Latin (lat)
princeps civitatis Latin (lat)
prince Old French (fro) Prince.
prince Middle French (frm) Prince.
prince French (fra) Prince.

Words with the same origin as prince

Descendants of capio
acceptable accepter achat acheter autour cache caché capable capacité chasser conception déception décevoir exception excepté occupation occuper occupé participe principal recette recevoir réception récupérer
Descendants of *priisemos
1er premier prems primaire prime primidi primitif pristin
Descendants of - kaps
mancipation municipal municipe émanciper