domenica etymology

Italian word domenica comes from Latin dominicus, and later Latin dies Dominica (Sunday.)

Detailed word origin of domenica

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dominicus Latin (lat) (Ecclesiastical Latin) the Lord’s, God’s. (rare, does not occur in Cicero’s works) of or belonging to a lord or master. (since the formation of the Empire) imperial. (transferred senses) :.
dies Dominica Latin (lat) Sunday.
domenica Italian (ita) Sunday.