unlike etymology

English word unlike comes from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz, Old English (ca. 450-1100) gelic (Alike, similar.), Proto-Germanic *un- (Not, un-.)

Detailed word origin of unlike

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*galīkaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gelic Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Alike, similar.
*un- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Not, un-.
*ungalīkaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Dissimilar, different, unlike.
ungelic Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Unlike, unalike, different.
unġelīċ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
unlich Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
unlike English (eng) Differently from; not in a like or similar manner.. In contrast with; as opposed to. (archaic) Not likely; improbable; unlikely.. Not like; dissimilar (to); having no resemblance.. Unequal.

Words with the same origin as unlike

Descendants of gelic
alike dislike like
Descendants of *un-
unfold uninvited unloaded unlock unseen until unto