Dominus etymology


Latin word dominus comes from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-

Etymology of dominus

Detailed word origin of dominus

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*demh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to build  20, build, house
*domh₂nos Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*domanos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
dominus Latin (lat) A master, possessor, ruler, lord, proprietor. An owner of a residence; the master of its servants and slaves. Sir (greeting). The master of a feast, the entertainer, host. The master of a play or of public games, the employer of players or gladiators.