hovil etymology

Middle English word hovil comes from Proto-Indo-European *kewp-, Proto-Indo-European *keup-, and later Proto-Germanic *hufą (Hill, elevated place. House, hall, estate.)

Detailed word origin of hovil

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kewp- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keup- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hufą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Hill, elevated place. House, hall, estate.
hof Old English (ang) A hoof Court, hall, sanctuary. House, dwelling, hovel.
hovel Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as hovil

Descendants of *kewp-
cop coppe coupe cuppe cuuel hof hoof houve hovel hoven hovylle howve huve hyfe hyve
Descendants of *keup-
coif coiffe coyf coyfe coyffe