Freiheit etymology


German word Freiheit comes from German frei, German -heit

Etymology of Freiheit

Detailed word origin of Freiheit

Dictionary entry Language Definition
frei German (de) (not freely applicable) liberal. (not freely applicable; see usage notes) free of charge, gratis. (with von) free of (not containing or unaffected by). Free; unenslaved; unimprisoned. Free; unrestricted; more negative also: unrestrained; licentious. Independent; unaffiliated. Unblocked; free for passage.
-heit German (de) Converts an adjective into a noun and usually denotes an abstract quality of the adjectival root. It is often equivalent to the English suffixes -ty and -ness:. Converts concrete nouns into abstract nouns:.
Freiheit German (de) Freedom. Liberty.