chesil etymology

Middle English word chesil comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeys-, Proto-Germanic *-ilaz (Diminutive suffix.), Proto-Germanic - ilaz, Proto-Germanic *kisaz

Detailed word origin of chesil

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱeys- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Diminutive suffix.
- ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*kisaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*kisilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pebble; kernel of sand.
ċisil Old English (ang)
chisel Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as chesil

Descendants of *ḱeys-
chesel chisel
Descendants of *-ilaz
-el -le -ling dereling heel hele iceyokel ikil jombren jumbelen jumbren jumpen jumpren kechel thimbil thimel thimle werpling ykle
Descendants of - ilaz
bedel bidel bridel brydel budel bylet gerdel girdel gurdel knokylle lit lite lut lutil lyt lyte snaile snawile snayle snele wimpel