un etymology

English word un comes from Proto-Germanic *gudą (God, deity.), Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti (Before. In front. Near. Opposite.), Proto-Germanic *gōdaz (Good.), English two, Proto-Indo-European *h₂entí, English -ie, Proto-Germanic *gōdą, Proto-Indo-European *h₂en- (On, onto.), Proto-Indo-European *yo-, Aragonese end, Proto-Indo-European - -nós

Detailed word origin of un

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gudą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) God, deity.
*h₂énti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Before. In front. Near. Opposite.
*gōdaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Good.
two English (eng) (US, informal) A two-dollar bill.. A child aged two.. The digit/figure 2.. The playing cards featuring two pips. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 2; this many dots (••). Ordinal: second.. Describing a set or group with two components.
*h₂entí Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-ie English (eng) (occasionally, sometimes, derogatory) Forming nouns signifying the person associated with suffixed noun or verb.. Forming diminutive or affectionate forms of nouns or names.
*gōdą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₂en- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) On, onto.
*yo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
end Aragonese (arg)
- -nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
god Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) God God, the Christian god.
god Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Good, appropriate, pleasing God, the Christian god. God Good; goodness, benefit, well-being.
*gōdōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (transitive) To make good; make better; improve.
god Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Good, appropriate, pleasing Good; goodness, benefit, well-being.
*andi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) In addition, furthermore, and.
*ana Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₂enh̥₂ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*anda, andi Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gōd Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
gōdian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
*an Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) On, onto (+accusative) onto. (+dative) on, upon.
*óywos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
godien Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
*ainaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (in the plural) some. (in the singular) one.
ānes Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
and, ond, end Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Even; also And.
good Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Good (morally right).. Good (of good quality).
an Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Lone. Sole A; an (indefinite article) (cardinal) one.
good English (eng) (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To benefit; gain.. (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To make improvements or repairs.. (intransitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.. (reflexive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To flatter; congratulate oneself; anticipate.. (transitive, now, chiefly, _, dialectal) To do good to (someone); benefit; cause to [...]
oon Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) One.
one English (eng) (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set. Being a preeminent example.. Being a single, [...]
un English (eng) (dialectal) One.

Words with the same origin as un

Descendants of *gudą
anyone bye god goddam goddamn goddess godfather godmother gods golly good goodbye goodness goodnight goody gosh gospel lullaby od one someone wan yan yen
Descendants of *h₂énti
abe above afar ahold amelia an ancestor and ante anticipation antique ashore aside asleep beneath by engage for hereby on thereby um unlike
Descendants of two
yearn
Descendants of *h₂entí
acknowledge another notch ongoing online onto
Descendants of -ie
auntie barbie birdie blondie bookie brownie cutie doggie girlie hottie junkie maggie movie rookie sweetie young youth youthful
Descendants of *h₂en-
a aboard about abroad again among around awake bout gain oh only round
Descendants of - -nós
any anybody anymore anything anyway beautiful first full in no nothing once second will