yoke etymology

English word yoke comes from Proto-Italic *jungō (To join. To yoke.), Proto-Indo-European *yung-

Detailed word origin of yoke

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*jungō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To join. To yoke.
*yung- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
iungere Latin (lat)
*yugóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Yoke.
*juką Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Yoke.
ġeoc Old English (ang)
yoke English (eng) (Scotland, Ireland) A horse and cart, a carriage; now generally, a car or other vehicle. [from 19th c.]. (aviation) Any of various devices with crosspieces used to control an aircraft; now specifically, the control column. [from 20th c.]. (bodybuilding) Well-developed muscles of the neck and shoulders.. (chiefly, Scotland, English, _, regional) An amount of work done with draught animals, [...]

Words with the same origin as yoke

Descendants of *jungō
adjunct conjugate enjoin gaon join joiner joint jostle joust jugular jument junction juncture junta just rejoin self-join subjugate subjugation yokelet yokest yuga zygon zygote