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English word howe comes from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, Proto-Indo-European *kemǝk-, Proto-Indo-European *kenk, and later Proto-Germanic *hauhaz (High.).

Howe etymology ?

Howe detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kewk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kemǝk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kenk Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hauhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) High.
*haugaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hill.
*hanhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) heel.
haugr Old Norse (non) Cairn; sacrificial mound. Howe, mound; dung heap, midden.
hōh Old English (ang)
houȝ Middle English (enm)
howe English (eng) (a tumulus, a bowl barrow).

Words with the same origin as howe

Descendants of *kewk-
anyhow hi high highlight highly highway hijack ho hoo how huge hugely who whoa whoever wo
Descendants of *kemǝk-
cinch hanger heel hunger hungry precinct