hat etymology

English word hat comes from Proto-Indo-European *kay-, Proto-Indo-European *kadʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *haitaz (Hot.)

Detailed word origin of hat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kay- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kadʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kayd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kadʰnu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*haitaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hot.
*hattuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hat.
hāt Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
hat Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Hot, fierce.
hæt, hætt Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
hætt Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Hat.
hat Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
hat English (eng) (transitive) To appoint as cardinal.. (transitive) To place a hat on. (figuratively) A particular role or capacity that a person might fill.. (figuratively) Any receptacle from which numbers/names are pulled out in a lottery.. (figuratively, by extension) The lottery or draw itself.. (internet slang) User rights on a website, such as the right to edit pages others cannot.. (typography, non- [...]

Words with the same origin as hat

Descendants of *kay-
hate hateful heat heating hot hotline hotshot hotter hottie
Descendants of *kadʰ-
ahead dickhead forehead head headache headed heading headlights headline headmaster headphones headquarters heads heed hood mutt overhead redhead shithead skunk