Pietas etymology


Latin word pietas comes from Latin pia, Latin -ius

Etymology of pietas

Detailed word origin of pietas

Dictionary entry Language Definition
pia Latin (lat)
-ius Latin (lat) Genitive suffix for some irregular pronouns. Forming adjectives from nouns.
pietas Latin (lat) (to one's parents, children, relatives, country, benefactors, etc.) Duty, dutifulness, affection, love, loyalty, patriotism, gratitude.. (to the gods) Piety, conscientiousness, scrupulousness,. Dutiful conduct, sense of duty.. Gentleness, kindness, tenderness, pity, compassion.

Words with the same origin as pietas

Descendants of -ius

eloquentia prudentia sapientia