any etymology

English word any comes from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (One. Single.), Proto-Indo-European *oynikós

Detailed word origin of any

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*óynos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) One. Single.
*oynikós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ainaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (in the plural) some. (in the singular) one.
*ainagaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Only; sole; singular; unique.
æniġ Old English (ang)
*āneġ Old English (ang)
eny Middle English (enm)
any English (eng) To even the slightest extent, at all. At least one; of at least one kind. One at all.. No matter what kind. Any thing(s) or person(s).

Words with the same origin as any

Descendants of *óynos
a an and another anybody anymore anyone anything anyway anywhere around first for in no none nothing on once one only round second someone
Descendants of *oynikós
anyhow anyplace anytime anyways