goodnight etymology

English word goodnight comes from English night, English good

Detailed word origin of goodnight

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
night English (eng) (countable) A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.. (countable) An evening or night spent at a particular activity.. (countable) The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.. (sports, colloquial) A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.. (uncountable) A dark blue [...]
good English (eng) (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To benefit; gain.. (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To make improvements or repairs.. (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.. (reflexive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To flatter; congratulate oneself; anticipate.. (transitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To do good to (someone); benefit; cause to [...]
goodnight English (eng)

Words with the same origin as goodnight

Descendants of good
anyone gospel one someone un wan yan yearn yen