clath etymology

Middle English word clath comes from Proto-Indo-European *gle-, and later Proto-Germanic *klaiþą (Cloth.)

Detailed word origin of clath

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gle- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*gley- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to stick, smudge, to stick
*gleyt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*klaiþą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Cloth.
clāþ Old English (ang)
claþ Old English (ang) (in plural) clothes. Cloth.
cloth Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as clath

Descendants of *gle-
clough clow