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Etymology of the English word peace

the English word peace
derived from the Latin word pes (foot)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *ped-
derived from the Old French word pais
derived from the Latin word pax (peace; harmony)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *pag-
derived from the Late Latin word pagensis (inhabitants of a district; country-folk, peasants)
derived from the Latin word pagus (village; country district, community, canton)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *pag-

Derivations in English

peacekeeper, peacekeeping, peacetime, peacenik, peacemaker, peaceful

Cognates

French paix, Italian pace, Latin paces

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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