dee etymology

Middle English word dee comes from Proto-Indo-European *dō, Proto-Indo-European *sker-, English adrenal cortex, Proto-Indo-European *eḱs, and later Proto-Indo-European *dédeh₃ti (To be giving.)

Detailed word origin of dee

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dō Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
adrenal cortex English (eng) (anatomy) The outer portion of the adrenal glands that produces hormones essential to homeostasis.
*eḱs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*dédeh₃ti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be giving.
*dh₃tós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Given.
*eks Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*didō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Give.
*datos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
corticis Latin (lat)
dare Latin (lat)
ex, e Latin (lat) A name of the letter X. (+ ablative) out of, from.
datus Latin (lat) (Late Latin) gift.
datum Latin (lat) Gift, present.
de Old French (fro) From. Of.
dee Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as dee

Descendants of *sker-
asaumple aventayle deciden declinen deriven despect example frokke harien harwen her herberge herberwe heretoȝe herien herth herȝen hire horien hær reʒel rop rowne seuer sucuren
Descendants of adrenal cortex
aleggen awarden decenden declenson declinacioun definen deflouren descriven deserven despit dessendaunte dett devoir diffinicioun edycte escusen excusen sample sewer
Descendants of *eḱs
somete sorel sourrounden summe superfluent superlatyf sure