heaven etymology

English word heaven comes from Middle English (1100-1500) heven, Middle English (1100-1500) hevin, Middle English (1100-1500) heuen, Middle English (1100-1500) hewin

Detailed word origin of heaven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
heven Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
hevin Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
heuen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
hewin Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
heaven English (eng) (obsolete) To beatify, enchant, or please greatly.. (obsolete) To beautify, to make into a paradise.. (obsolete) To transport to the abode of God, the gods, or the blessed. (Christianity, Islam) The afterlife of the souls who are not sent to a place of punishment or purification such as hell, purgatory, or limbo; the state or condition of being in the presence of God after death.. [...]

Words with the same origin as heaven

Descendants of heven
heave heavenly heavens heavy hello hives