ew etymology

Middle English word ew comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyH-, Proto-Indo-European *wes, Proto-Indo-European *h₁eyHweh₂, Proto-Germanic *īhaz, and later Proto-Germanic *īhwaz (Name of the I-rune. Yew.)

Detailed word origin of ew

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁eyH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*wes Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁eyHweh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*īhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₁eyH-weh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*izwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*īwō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*iwwiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*īhwaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Name of the I-rune. Yew.
ēow Old English (ang)
ew Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ew

Descendants of *h₁eyH-
iceyokel ikil is isikel isykle u ykle you yow ȝow