mixed etymology

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

Detailed word origin of mixed

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.
miscian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) To apportion, mix in due proportion. To mix.
*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) The finished version of a recording.. (music) The result of mixing several tracks.. The result of combining items normally kept separate.. The result of mixing two or more substances; a mixture. (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 [...]
mixed English (eng) Having two or more separate aspects.. Including both male(s) and female(s).. Not completely pure, tainted or adulterated.. Stemming from two or more races or breeds.

Words with the same origin as mixed

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