ralphie etymology

English word ralphie comes from Proto-Germanic *skulō (Troop; group.), Frankish *skola, Ancient Greek (to 1453) σχολή

Detailed word origin of ralphie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skulō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Troop; group.
*skola Frankish (frk)
σχολή Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
σχολεῖον Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
*skola Old Dutch (odt)
schola Late Latin (LL)
scola Latin (lat)
schole Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) Gathering, meeting. School, throng, swarm.
schole Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350) (dum) School (institute of learning).
*skōla Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
scōl Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
school Dutch (nld) School (An educational institution that focuses completely on education, and not on, say, research) A group of fish.
scole Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) School.
school English (eng) (transitive) To control, or compose, one's expression.. (transitive) To defeat emphatically, to teach an opponent a harsh lesson.. (transitive) To educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.) (British) An educational institution providing primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university).. (UK) At Eton College, a period or session of [...]
ralphie English (eng) (Geordie, pejorative) A scruffy school child.

Words with the same origin as ralphie

Descendants of *skulō
school schoolboy schoolgirl schooling schoolteacher should
Descendants of σχολή
genocide legal scholar scholarship