legal etymology

Romanian word legal comes from Latin -alis, New Latin logarithmus, and later Latin legalis (Law (attributive). Legal.)

Detailed word origin of legal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
logarithmus New Latin (la-new)
*leǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*leǵ-s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lēg- Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
legis Latin (lat)
legalis Latin (lat) Law (attributive). Legal.
légal French (fra) Legal, in accordance with the law. Legal, relating to law.
legal Romanian (ron) Legal, lawful.

Words with the same origin as legal

Descendants of -alis
act actor canal capital central criminal digital egal general homosexual hotel mental mintal muzical natural personal principal real realitate regal social spital vital zece
Descendants of logarithmus
alega alege ales coleg culege demn demnitate ilegal intelect inteligent lectură lecție lege legendar legitim legiune legumă lemn lemnos lemnărie neglija religie înțelege înțelept