camus etymology

Middle English word camus comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱem-, Proto-Indo-European *ḱam-, and later Proto-Germanic *hamiþiją (Shirt.)

Detailed word origin of camus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱem- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) hornless
*ḱam- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) cover, shroud, clothes, cover, clothes , part of a harness
*hamiþiją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Shirt.
*hamithja Frankish (frk)
camisia Late Latin (LL)
camise Old French (fro)
camus Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as camus

Descendants of *ḱem-
camese camise chemise hind hinde hynde kemes
Descendants of *ḱam-
hame home licame lichame likam