Niemcy etymology


Polish word Niemcy comes from Proto-Slavic *němъ, Proto-Slavic - ьcь

Etymology of Niemcy

Detailed word origin of Niemcy

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*němъ Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) Dumb, mute (not able to speak). Unclear or incomprehensible speaker, muttering, mammering.
- ьcь Proto-Slavic (sla-pro)
*němьcь Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) Foreigner, non-Slav. Specifically, a German (someone who speaks a Germanic language).
Niemiec Polish (pl) A feminine surname​.. A masculine surname​. German (German person).
Niemcy Polish (pl) Germany.

Words with the same origin as Niemcy

Descendants of *němъ