mix etymology

English word mix comes from Proto-Indo-European *meyḱ-, Proto-Indo-European *meik-, and later Proto-Germanic *miskijaną (To mix, combine.)

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Detailed word origin of mix

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*meyḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*meik- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to knead, mix, to mix
*mihsk- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*miskijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To mix, combine.
*mixian, miscian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*mixian, miscian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
mixen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
mix English (eng) (music) To combine several tracks.. (music) To produce a finished version of a recording.. To combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate.. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.. To stir two or more substances together.. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.. To use a mixer (machine) on.

Words with the same origin as mix

Descendants of *meyḱ-
mash mask mixed mixing mixture mush mushy smash