chapman etymology

English word chapman comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) cēap, Proto-Germanic *mann- ((Runic alphabet) name of the M-rune (ᛗ). Man.), Proto-Germanic *kaupaz

Detailed word origin of chapman

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cēap Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*mann- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the M-rune (ᛗ). Man.
*kaupaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
mann Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Man (adult male). Person, human. The rune ᛗ, representing the sound /m/.
*kaupamann- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Merchant.
cēapmann Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
chapman English (eng) (obsolete) A dealer or merchant, especially an itinerant one.. (obsolete) A purchaser.

Words with the same origin as chapman

Descendants of cēap
chap chaps cheap chop
Descendants of *mann-
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