somewhere etymology

English word somewhere comes from English some, English where

Detailed word origin of somewhere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
some English (eng) A certain number, at least one.. An indefinite amount, a part.. An indefinite quantity. (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.
where English (eng) The place in which something happens. The place in which. (legal) In a position, case, etc., in which.. At or in which place or situation.. To which place or situation.. Wherever.. While on the contrary; although; whereas. In what situation.. Interrogative adverb, used in either a direct or indirect question: at what place; to what place; what place.. With the preposition from.
somewhere English (eng) In an uncertain or unspecified location.. To an uncertain or unspecified location. Unspecified or unknown (unlocated) place or location.