ax etymology

English word ax comes from Old English ascian

Detailed word origin of ax

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ascian Old English (ang) To ask, to enquire. To call for, summon; to inquire into. To demand, seek from.
axian Old English (ang)
ax English (eng) (now, dialectal, or, nonstandard, especially, AAVE).

Words with the same origin as ax

Descendants of ascian