many etymology

English word many comes from Proto-Indo-European *monogʰo-, and later Proto-Germanic *managaz (Many. Much (large amount of).)

Detailed word origin of many

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*monogʰo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) many
*managaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Many. Much (large amount of).
maneġ Old English (ang)
manig Old English (ang) Many Many.
moni Middle English (enm)
many English (eng) An indefinite large number of. A collective mass of people.. An indefinite large number of people or things. A considerable number.. A multitude; a great aggregate; a mass of people; the generality; the common herd.

Words with the same origin as many

Descendants of *monogʰo-