warmth etymology

English word warmth comes from English -th, English warm, Proto-Germanic *warmaz (Warm (having a higher temperature than usual).), Proto-Germanic - iþō

Detailed word origin of warmth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-th English (eng) (no longer productive) Forming nouns from adjectives.. (no longer productive) Forming nouns from verbs of action. Used to form the ordinal numeral when the final term of the spelled number is not “first”, “second”, or “third”. (archaic) A variant of -eth, used to form the archaic third-person singular indicative present tense of verbs.
warm English (eng) (archaic) Ardent, zealous.. (archaic) Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; rich.. (archaic) Requiring arduous effort.. (figurative) Communicating a sense of comfort, ease, or pleasantness. Caring and friendly, of relations to another person.. Close, often used in the context of a game in which "warm" and "cold" are used to indicate nearness to the goal.. Having a color in [...]
*warmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Warm (having a higher temperature than usual).
- iþō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*warmiþō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Warmth.
*wiermþu Old English (ang)
*wiermþ Old English (ang)
warmth Middle English (enm)
warmth English (eng) (arts) The effect of using mostly red and yellow hues.. A moderate degree of heat; the sensation of being warm.. Fervor, intensity of emotion or expression.. Friendliness, kindness or affection.

Words with the same origin as warmth

Descendants of -th
growth ruth ruthless stealth width youth youthful
Descendants of *warmaz
warm worm wormhole
Descendants of - iþō
betrothed depth filth filthy health healthy length strength strengthen strengths theft truth truthful wrath