done etymology

English word done comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-, and later Proto-Indo-European *dʰéh₁t (To do. To put, to place.)

Detailed word origin of done

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dʰéh₁t Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To do. To put, to place.
*dʰédʰeh₁ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be doing. To be putting, placing.
*dōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To do, make. To put, place.
*dōnaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
don Old English (ang) To do. To make, cause.
ġedōn Old English (ang)
ȝedon Middle English (enm)
done English (eng) (African American Vernacular English, Southern American English, auxiliary verb, taking a past tense) Used in forming the perfective aspect; have.. (obsolete) plural simple present form of do (of food) Ready, fully cooked.. Being exhausted or fully spent.. Fashionable, socially acceptable, tasteful.. Having completed or finished an activity.. Without hope or prospect of completion or success.

Words with the same origin as done

Descendants of *dʰeh₁-
affair audience credit difficult do effect face fact factory fair familiar family fashion freedom incredible indeed kingdom miss odd perfect sacrifice terrific u wide