jeg etymology

Danish word jeg comes from Proto-Indo-European *eǵHóm, Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂om, Proto-Indo-European *me (In the middle of, near, by, around, with.)

Detailed word origin of jeg

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*eǵHóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*éǵh₂om Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*me Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) In the middle of, near, by, around, with.
ᛖᚲ Proto-Norse (gmq-pro) I.
*ek Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) I.
jak Old Norse (non)
jeg Danish (dan) (literature) first-person narrator. (psychology) I, ego. Self (an individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness) (personal) I.

Words with the same origin as jeg

Descendants of *eǵHóm
fadervor forglemmigej jegfortæller mig min os vanvid vanvittig ve veer vi vid videre vor vores æ
Descendants of *me
hermed med mediator medie medium medlyd medvind metafor metamorfose metatese metode metonymi middag midje midsommer