sick etymology

English word sick comes from Proto-Germanic *swa (So, thus, in this manner.), Proto-Indo-European *sewk-, Proto-Indo-European *seug-, Proto-Indo-European *seygʷ-, Proto-Germanic - līkaz

Detailed word origin of sick

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swa Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) So, thus, in this manner.
*sewk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*seug- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*seygʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- līkaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*seukaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be sick.
*sīką Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A marshy place. A slow brook. Trickling water; a dribble.
*swalīkaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Such, that kind of, that sort of.
sík Old Norse (non)
swylc Old English (ang)
*seukaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sick.
sēoc Old English (ang)
seok Middle English (enm)
sick English (eng) (British, colloquial) vomit.. Sick people in general as a group. (agriculture) Failing to sustain adequate harvests of crop, usually specified.. (chiefly, American) In poor health.. (colloquial) In bad taste.. (colloquial) Mentally unstable, disturbed.. (slang) Very good, excellent, awesome, badass.. Having an urge to vomit.. In poor condition.. Tired of or annoyed by something. (obsolete, [...]

Words with the same origin as sick

Descendants of *swa
ace and as ass baht but for homesick nor or seasick sickness so such yet
Descendants of *seug-
cocksucker soak sook suck sucker
Descendants of - līkaz
friendly which whichever