keye etymology

Middle English word keye comes from Proto-Indo-European *kagʰyóm (Enclosure, hedge.), Latin ago, Proto-Indo-European *kagʰom, Latin co, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Old English cǣga

Detailed word origin of keye

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kagʰyóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Enclosure, hedge.
ago Latin (lat) (of offerings) I slay, kill (as a sacrifice). (of plants) I put forth, sprout, extend. (of time) I pass, spend. I accomplish, manage, achieve. I chase, pursue. I discuss, plead, deliberate. I do, act, make, behave. I drive at, pursue (a course of action). I drive, conduct. I guide, govern, administer. I perform, transact. I push, move, impel. I rob, steal, plunder, carry off. I stir up, [...]
*kagʰom Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
co Latin (lat)
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
cǣga Old English (ang)
*kagyom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Pen, enclosure.
cagiíun Gaulish (cel-gau)
cagiíum Gaulish (cel-gau)
*kagyom Gaulish (cel-gau)
coacto Latin (lat) I compel, constrain, force.
caium Latin (lat) (Middle Latin) quay, wharf. (Middle Latin) storehouse, shop, workshop.
coagulum Latin (lat) Curd. Rennet. Thickening, congealing. Tie, bond, binding agent.
cail Old French (fro) Quay; wharf.
keiȝe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as keye

Descendants of *kagʰyóm
cay hache hagge hegge kay kaye key
Descendants of ago
accion actif actual actuel aleggen aleyen ambiguite chastien combren embatailen empoverishen enacten enbatelen encombraunce endetten endouen endowen engagen enquery envyned grace impoverishen purgen qwaylen
Descendants of *kagʰom
Descendants of co
cacchen quaylen
Descendants of co-
acointen aqueinten cognicion cop copie coppe copy coverchief covercle coveren cuppe
Descendants of cǣga