bags etymology

English word bags comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰak-, and later Middle English (1100-1500) bagge (Bag, sack, pouch, purse, wallet.)

Detailed word origin of bags

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰak- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
baggi Old Norse (non)
bagge Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Bag, sack, pouch, purse, wallet.
bag English (eng) (UK) A unit of measure of cement equal to 94 pounds.. (baseball) First, second, or third base.. (baseball) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.. (derogatory) An ugly woman.. (informal) A handbag. (mathematics) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.. (preceded by "the") A breathalyzer, so named because it [...]
bags English (eng) (Australia, New Zealand) To reserve for oneself.

Words with the same origin as bags

Descendants of *bʰak-
badge badger bag baggage handbag scumbag