municipio etymology

Italian word municipio comes from Latin munus, and later Latin municipium (Municipality, town. Township.)

Detailed word origin of municipio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
munus Latin (lat) A burden, duty, obligation. A gift. A service, favor. A service, office, employment. A spectacle, public show.
municipium Latin (lat) Municipality, town. Township.
municipio Italian (ita) Register office (or other local government offices). Town council. Town hall.

Words with the same origin as municipio

Descendants of munus
comune comunicare comunicato comunicazione comunione comunismo comunità