politiek etymology

Dutch word politiek comes from Ancient Greek πολίτης, Dutch -icus (-ic or ician.), Ancient Greek πόλις

Detailed word origin of politiek

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πολίτης Ancient Greek (grc)
-icus Dutch (nld) -ic or ician.
πόλις Ancient Greek (grc)
πολιτικός Modern Greek (1453-) (ell) Politician (one engaged in politics) Political, civic, civilian.
πολῑτικός Ancient Greek (grc)
πολιτικός Ancient Greek (grc)
politicus Latin (lat) Political, civil, of the state, relating to civil polity.
politique French (fra) Political (uncountable) politics. Policy.
politiek Dutch (nld) Politics Political.

Words with the same origin as politiek

Descendants of πολίτης
identiteitspolitiek milieupolitiek politicus politieker symboolpolitiek taalpolitiek
Descendants of -icus
chemicus classicus diabeticus dramaticus historicus neerlandicus nieuwtestamenticus oudtestamenticus
Descendants of πόλις
metropool polis