daffe etymology

Middle English word daffe comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwey-, Proto-Indo-European *dʰūp-, Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ-, and later Proto-Germanic *daubaz (Deaf. Stunned.)

Detailed word origin of daffe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰwey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dʰūp- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dʰewbʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dheubh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*daubaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Deaf. Stunned.
daufr Old Norse (non) Deaf.
daf Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as daffe

Descendants of *dʰwey-
at do da ded deed deien dere dereling derth derþe dethlich dethliknesse deyen deȝen dier doust dun dun- dune dure dust dwinen halfdede overdeed steem
Descendants of *dʰūp-
daf deef def
Descendants of *dʰewbʰ-
douve dove dumb duve