libbe etymology

Middle English word libbe comes from Proto-Indo-European *lew-, and later Proto-Germanic *lubją (Love potion. Poison. Wort, herb.)

Detailed word origin of libbe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cut, remove, prune, separate, to wash, to cut, to cut, separate, dissolve, to cut away, remove, prune
*leubh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to love, love
*lubją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Love potion. Poison. Wort, herb.
lybb Old English (ang) Charm. Drug, medicine. Poison.
libbe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as libbe

Descendants of *lew-
cheslippe continuel leef lef lefte leoflich leofman leve leven librarie lifte lof lofe lofte lofti love lovien lowk lowken lufli luft luken luvewende lyften