heil etymology

English word heil comes from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus, Proto-Indo-European *koil-, Proto-Indo-European *kóylos, Proto-Indo-European *koyl-, Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilos, Proto-Germanic *hailaz (Omen, portent.), German muot, German helm

Detailed word origin of heil

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kóh₂ilus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*koil- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kóylos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*koyl- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kóh₂ilos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hailaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Omen, portent.
muot German (deu)
helm German (deu)
*hailaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Entire, complete. Healthy, sound. Whole, unbroken, intact.
*hailzą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
heil Old High German (goh) Whole.
heil Middle High German (gmh)
heil German (deu) (in combination with certain nouns) sheltered; innocent; ideal. Whole; intact; unhurt; safe.
heil English (eng) To greet with a Sieg Heil.

Words with the same origin as heil

Descendants of *kóh₂ilus
arsehole ditch hail hale halibut hallowed heal health healthy hold hole holiness holly holy shithole unholy whole wholesale wholesome wormhole