hoo etymology

English word hoo comes from Proto-Indo-European *kemǝk-, Proto-Indo-European *kenk, and later Proto-Germanic *hanhaz ((anatomy) heel.)

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Detailed word origin of hoo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kemǝk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kenk Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hanhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) heel.
hōh Old English (ang)
hoo English (eng) (obsolete, outside, placenames) A strip of land; a peninsula; a spur or ridge.

Words with the same origin as hoo

Descendants of *kemǝk-
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