chisel etymology

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

Detailed word origin of chisel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
caesus Latin (lat)
*ḱeys- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Diminutive suffix.
- ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*kisaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
caesellum Latin (lat)
*cisellum Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
chisel Old Northern French (fro-nor)
*kisilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pebble; kernel of sand.
ċisil Old English (ang)
chesil Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as chisel

Descendants of caesus
chesel sisoures
Descendants of *ḱeys-
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