English word muddy comes from English -y, English dirt.
Muddy detailed word origin explanation
|-y || English (eng) ||Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to". |
|dirt || English (eng) ||(transitive, rare) To make foul or filthy; soil; befoul; dirty (chiefly, US) Soil or earth.. (figurative) Meanness; sordidness.. (mining) In placer mining, earth, gravel, etc., before washing.. A stain or spot (on clothes etc); any foreign substance that worsens appearance, filth. Previously unknown facts, or the invented "facts", about a person; gossip; kompromat. Freckles. |
|muddy || English (eng) ||(transitive) To get mud on (something).. (transitive) To make a mess of, or create confusion with regard to; to muddle. (euphemistic) Soiled with feces.. Confused; stupid; incoherent; vague.. Covered with or full of mud or wet soil.. Not clear; mixed up or blurry.. With mud or other sediment brought into suspension, turbid. |
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