up etymology

English word up comes from Tokharian B come, and later Proto-Indo-European *gʷm̥sḱéti (To be walking. To come, to be coming.)

Detailed word origin of up

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
come Tokharian B (txb)
*gʷm̥sḱéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be walking. To come, to be coming.
*gʷémt Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To arrive. To step, to take a step.
*gʷegʷóme Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have the feet planted, to stand steady.
*furþa- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
upp Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Up.
up English (eng) (Cartesian graph) In a positive vertical direction.. (UK, academia) Towards Cambridge or Oxford.. (cricket) Relatively close to the batsman.. (hospitality, US) Without additional ice.. (intensifier) Used as an aspect marker to indicate a completed action or state Thoroughly, completely.. (rail transport) Traditional term for the direction leading to the principal terminus, towards milepost [...]

Words with the same origin as up

Descendants of come
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