howen etymology

Middle English word howen comes from Proto-Germanic *hawwaną (To chop, to hew. To forge.)

Detailed word origin of howen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*hawwaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To chop, to hew. To forge.
*hauwan Frankish (frk)
*hauwa Frankish (frk) Hoe, mattock.
houe Old French (fro) Hoe (farming implement).
houer Old French (fro)
howen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as howen

Descendants of *hawwaną
hay hewen hey hog howe