mighty etymology

English word mighty comes from Proto-Germanic *mahtīgaz (Mighty.)

Detailed word origin of mighty

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mahtīgaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mighty.
mehtiġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
myghty Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Mighty.
mighty English (eng) (obsolete, rare) A warrior of great strength and courage. Influential, powerful beings. (colloquial) Very; to a high degree. (informal) Excellent, extremely good.. Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful.. Very heavy and powerful.. Very strong; possessing might.

Words with the same origin as mighty

Descendants of *mahtīgaz
almighty