lifte etymology

Middle English word lifte comes from Proto-Germanic *lubjaną (To be loving, desiring, hoping.), Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-

Detailed word origin of lifte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lubjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To be loving, desiring, hoping.
*lewbʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*luft- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*luftuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Air. Atmosphere. Roof. Roof of the earth, firmament; heavens, sky.
lyft English (eng)
left Old English (ang)
lyft Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as lifte

Descendants of *lubjaną
left lefte leoft lift luft lyft
Descendants of *lewbʰ-
bileven lef lefull lemman leoflich leofman libbe librarie lof lofe logge love loven lovien lufe lufsum luve luvelich luvewende lyften