leke etymology

Middle English word leke comes from Proto-Germanic *līką (Body. Corpse, dead body.), Proto-Indo-European *lēg(')-, Proto-Indo-European *lēgios, Proto-Indo-European *leug, Proto-Germanic *lēkijō, Proto-Germanic *lekaz

Detailed word origin of leke

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*līką Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Body. Corpse, dead body.
*lēg(')- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) doctor
*lēgios Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*leug Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lēkijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*lekaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
lík Old Norse (non)
*laukaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Leek.
*lǣċe Old English (ang)
*lec Old English (ang)
*lēkijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Doctor, physician.
lēac Old English (ang)
læce Old English (ang) Physician, doctor.
lǣċe Old English (ang)
lyche Middle English (enm) Like.

Words with the same origin as leke

Descendants of *līką
houslek knelek lechen leek lek lich litton lyche
Descendants of *leug
garlec garlik loc lock locket lok loke lokk louk louken lowk lowken luken luxurie unloken