polizia etymology

Italian word polizia comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) πολῑτείᾱ, Russian полиция (Police.)

Detailed word origin of polizia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πολῑτείᾱ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
полиция Russian (rus) Police.
politia Latin (lat) (Late Latin) state, government.
polizia Italian (ita) Police.

Words with the same origin as polizia

Descendants of πολῑτείᾱ
poliziotto