coyffe etymology

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

Detailed word origin of coyffe

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)
coyffe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as coyffe

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