chit etymology

English word chit comes from Proto-Indo-European *skeyd, Proto-Indo-European *skei-d-, English shit yeah, and later Proto-Germanic *skitiz (Feces; shit.)

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Detailed word origin of chit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skeyd Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skei-d- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to part
shit yeah English (eng) (informal, vulgar, colloquial) Expressing joy, celebration, glee, support, elation, etc.. (informal, vulgar, colloquial) The best possible way affirmative response.
*skitiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Feces; shit.
*skītaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
sċite Old English (ang)
sċitte Old English (ang)
scite Old English (ang) Shit, faeces.
schyt Middle English (enm)
shit English (eng) (vulgar) Expression of worry, failure, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.. (vulgar) To show displeasure or surprise. (countable, colloquial, vulgar) An instance of defecation.. (countable, colloquial, vulgar, in the plural, definite) (the shits) diarrhea.. (countable, uncountable, colloquial, vulgar) Solid excretory [...]
chit English (eng) (US, slang, euphemistic) shit. (US, slang, euphemistic) shit.

Words with the same origin as chit

Descendants of *skeyd
bullshit faced shit shite shithead shithole shitless shitload shitty shoot