familia etymology

Latin word familia comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Latin famulus (Serving, servile A servant, slave.)

Detailed word origin of familia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*famelos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
famulus Latin (lat) Serving, servile A servant, slave.
familia Latin (lat) Family (various senses, see usage notes). Household.

Words with the same origin as familia

Descendants of *dʰeh₁-
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