childlich etymology

Middle English word childlich comes from Old English -līc, Old English cild, Old English ċild, and later Old English cildlic (Childish, young; childly; childlike.)

Detailed word origin of childlich

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-līc Old English (ang)
cild Old English (ang) A baby, (especially) a female baby. A child. A child in the womb: a fetus.
ċild Old English (ang)
ċildlīċ Old English (ang)
cildlic Old English (ang) Childish, young; childly; childlike.
childly Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as childlich

Descendants of -līc
-andlic -andlike -endlice -endliȝ -lich leodlic
Descendants of cild
Descendants of ċild