tribunus etymology

Latin word tribunus comes from Latin tribus, Latin -nus (Derives adjective nouns from verbs.)

Detailed word origin of tribunus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tribus Latin (lat) A division of the Roman people.. A tribe.. One of the three original tribes of Rome: Ramnes, Tities, Luceres.. The mob, the lower classes.
-nus Latin (lat) Derives adjective nouns from verbs.
tribunus Latin (lat) Chief of a tribe. Commander, tribune.