saga etymology

English word saga comes from Proto-Indo-European *skʷē-, and later Proto-Germanic *sagǭ (Story.)

Detailed word origin of saga

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skʷē- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to tell, talk
*sagǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Story.
saga Old Norse (non) Story, history, legend, saga.
saga English (eng) An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends.. Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.

Words with the same origin as saga

Descendants of *skʷē-
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