gentilitas etymology

Latin word gentilitas comes from Latin gentilis, Latin -ius

Detailed word origin of gentilitas

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gentilis Latin (lat) A heathen, pagan (poetic) foreign, exotic. Of or belonging to the same family or gēns. Of or belonging to the same people or nation. Of slaves who bore the same name as their master.
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
gentilitas Latin (lat) (Ecclesiastical Latin) heathenism, paganism. (Ecclesiastical Latin) the heathens, pagans. Relatives bearing the same name. The relationship of those who belong to the same gens.

Words with the same origin as gentilitas

Descendants of gentilis
-eius -uleius Aurunculeius Canuleius gentilicius gentiliter gentilitus leguleius locutuleia nomen gentilicium secutuleia
Descendants of -ius
eloquentia iudicium officio officium prudentia regia regio sapientia