sea etymology

English word sea comes from Latin assidere, Latin -es, Proto-Indo-European *sh₂ey-wo-, Proto-Indo-European *seyk-, Proto-Indo-European *seygʷ-, Proto-Germanic *saigwiz, Proto-Indo-European *tóm, and later Proto-Germanic *sa (That.)

Detailed word origin of sea

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
assidere Latin (lat)
-es Latin (lat) Used to form a third-declension feminine abstract noun designating the result of an action from a verb root or conceived root form.
*sh₂ey-wo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*seyk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to pour, strain
*seygʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*saigwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*tóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sa Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) That.
sedes Latin (lat) Place, residence, settlement, habitation. Seat, chair.
Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
sie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
*sīganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To sink; drop.
*saiwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sea, ocean.
Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
se Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Sea So.
sea English (eng) (attributive, in combination) Living or used in or on the sea; of, near, or like the sea.. (figurative) Anything resembling the vastness of the sea.. (planetology) A large, dark plain of rock; a mare.. (planetology) A very large lake of liquid hydrocarbon.. A body of salt water smaller than an ocean, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea.. A lake, especially [...]

Words with the same origin as sea

Descendants of assidere
Descendants of -es
chainsaw da jigsaw nevertheless nonetheless saw seafood seagull seaman seasick seaside seaweed see seed seeing the this those
Descendants of *seyk-
sack sie sigh
Descendants of *seygʷ-
homesick sick sickness such