that etymology

English word that comes from Proto-Indo-European *tód, Proto-Indo-European *-r, Proto-Indo-European *-no, Proto-Germanic - r, and later Proto-Germanic *þar ((demonstrative) there, in that place.)

Detailed word origin of that

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*tód Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-r Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-no Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
- r Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*þōz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*tar- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) there
þæt Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) That Definite article: the. Demonstrative adjective: that, those. Pronoun: it, they.
*þar Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (demonstrative) there, in that place.
þǣr Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
that Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
that English (eng) (philosophy) Something being indicated that is there; one of those. (degree) To a given extent or degree.. (degree) To a great extent or degree; very, particularly (in negative constructions).. (obsolete, outside, dialects) To such an extent; so. (in positive constructions). The (thing, person, idea, etc) indicated or understood from context, especially if more remote physically, temporally [...]

Words with the same origin as that

Descendants of *tód
da detail grand grandfather grandmother sea see son sonny soon tattoo than the the'e thee them then there they this those thus total ye
Descendants of *-r
der haircut hairdo hairdresser hairstyle hairy her here hereafter hereby hire hyah thereby
Descendants of *-no
dat decoy gram grams granddaughter grandson
Descendants of - r
anywhere elsewhere everywhere nowhere somewhere where whereabouts whereas wherever yonder