coif etymology

Middle English word coif comes from Proto-Indo-European *keup-, and later Frankish *kuffja (Cap, hood.)

Detailed word origin of coif

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*keup- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kufjō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*kuffja Frankish (frk) Cap, hood.
cofia Late Latin (LL)
coife Old French (fro)
coif Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as coif

Descendants of *keup-
coiffe cop coppe coupe coyf coyfe coyffe cuppe cuuel hof hoof hovel hoven hovil hovylle