hele etymology

Middle English word hele comes from Proto-Indo-European *kenk, Proto-Germanic *-ilaz (Diminutive suffix.), Proto-Germanic - ilaz

Detailed word origin of hele

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kenk Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Diminutive suffix.
- ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*hanhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) heel.
*hanhilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Heel (of the foot).
hēla Old English (ang)
hǣla Old English (ang)
hela Old English (ang) Heel (of the foot).
heel Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hele

Descendants of *kenk
heel ho hoch hocke hough houȝ houȝsenues hoȝ
Descendants of *-ilaz
-el -le -ling chesel chesil chisel dereling iceyokel ikil jombren jumbelen jumbren jumpen jumpren kechel thimbil thimel thimle werpling ykle
Descendants of - ilaz
bedel bidel bridel brydel budel bylet gerdel girdel gurdel knokylle lit lite lut lutil lyt lyte snaile snawile snayle snele wimpel