shoe etymology

English word shoe comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱew-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)keu-, and later Proto-Germanic *hijō (She;.)

Detailed word origin of shoe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) this, here, this, to lie down, settle; home, family; love; beloved , to lie, settle, to lie with, store, be familiar
*(s)ḱew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to heed, look, feel, take note of, to bend, arch, bow
*(s)keu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cover, conceal, sky, cloud, to cover
*hijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) She;.
*skewk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skeuk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hīo Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*skōhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Shoe.
sċōh Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
scoh Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Shoe.
shoo Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
shoe English (eng) To equip an object with a protection against wear.. To put horseshoes on a horse.. To put shoes on one's feet. (architecture) A trough-shaped or spout-shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.. (card games) A device for holding multiple decks of playing cards, allowing more games to be played by reducing [...]

Words with the same origin as shoe

Descendants of *ḱey-
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