Latin word communis comes from Latin Latin con- (which indicates bringing together) and Latin munus (duty, obligation).
|con-||Latin (lat)||Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.|
|munus||Latin (lat)||A burden, duty, obligation. A gift. A service, favor. A service, office, employment. A spectacle, public show.|
|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.|