sandy etymology

English word sandy comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) sand, Old English (ca. 450-1100) -iġ, and later Old English (ca. 450-1100) sandig (Sandy.)

Detailed word origin of sandy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sand Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Sand by the sea, sands, seashore, sandy shore, beach. Sand, gravel.
-iġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
sandiġ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
sandig Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Sandy.
sandi Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
sandy English (eng) Covered with sand.. Having the colour of sand.. Like sand, especially in texture.. Sprinkled with sand.

Words with the same origin as sandy

Descendants of -iġ
easy guilty haze hazy ruddy snowy uneasy witty worthy