bill etymology

Middle English word bill comes from Proto-Germanic *bulô (Bull.), Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyH-, Proto-Germanic *būlǭ (Swelling; bump; boil.), Proto-Indo-European *bhel, Proto-Indo-European *bōul-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰil-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰew-

Detailed word origin of bill

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bulô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Bull.
*bʰeyH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*būlǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Swelling; bump; boil.
*bhel Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bōul- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) orb, round object, bubble, bubble, round object, round object, bubble
*bʰil- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) decent, good, decent, good, harmonious, friendly
*bʰew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
bula Old English (ang)
*bilją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A cutting implement; blade; axe; sword. Spike; peg; nail.
*būlijǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*biliz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Decent, fair, equitable. Kind, gentle, merciful.
*būlō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Boil; sore.
bil Old English (ang)
bulla Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children. (Medieval Latin, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.. A bubble. A knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, etc.. A [...]
bile Old English (ang)
*būlijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
bulla Malayalam (mal)
bulle Old French (fro) A letter sealed with a bull (seal). Seal (a stamp in wax to seal a letter).
bȳle Old English (ang)
bille Anglo-Norman (xno)
bule Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bill

Descendants of *bulô
bil bile bille bul bule bullok bulrish
Descendants of *bʰeyH-
beofian beveren bivien twibill
Descendants of *būlǭ
beel bele
Descendants of *bhel
boule bowle bulle bylet
Descendants of *bʰil-
bilewhit bilewit
Descendants of *bʰew-
abaten bataille beem been beknien bemen beten bilden boce bocher bosten botle boton bouk boye buket buten butten embatailen poll polle polwygle