comune etymology

Italian word comune comes from Latin munus, Proto-Indo-European *ko-moin-i

Detailed word origin of comune

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
munus Latin (lat) A burden, duty, obligation. A gift. A service, favor. A service, office, employment. A spectacle, public show.
*ko-moin-i Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
communis Latin (lat) (grammar) having both qualities of a subdivided category, such as a verb with both an active and a passive meaning, or a syllable being either long or short.. (of manners) familiar, accessible, courteous. Common, ordinary, commonplace, universal. Democratic; representing the common sentiment. Of or for the community, public.
comune Italian (ita) Common. Ordinary Commune Town, village, municipality.

Words with the same origin as comune

Descendants of munus
comunicare comunicato comunicazione comunione comunismo comunità municipio