some etymology

English word some comes from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-h₂-ó-, and later Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (One.)

Detailed word origin of some

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sm̥-h₂-ó- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) summer, year
*sḗm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) One.
*sumaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (plural) some, certain. (singular) some (one), a certain (one).
sum Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Some.
sum Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
some English (eng) (informal) A remarkable.. A certain proportion of, at least one.. A certain, an unspecified or unknown.. A considerable quantity or number of.. An unspecified amount of (something uncountable).. An unspecified quantity or number of. Of a measurement: approximately, roughly A certain number, at least one.. An indefinite amount, a part.. An indefinite quantity.

Words with the same origin as some

Descendants of *sm̥-h₂-ó-
awesome course exact experience harry her here mouth rape sam same seem similar simple single soft somebody someday somehow someone something sometimes somewhere summer