longsum etymology

Middle English word longsum comes from Proto-Germanic *langaz (Long.), Proto-Germanic - samaz

Detailed word origin of longsum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*langaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Long.
- samaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
lang Old English (ang) Long.
*langasamaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Characterised by length; lengthy. Drawn-out; long-lasting; extended; enduring.
langsum Old English (ang) (of actions) wearisome, prolix, tedious, tardy, dilatory.. (of someone) long-suffering, patient.. (of space relations) lengthy, extended; outstretched.. (of time) long, long-lasting.
longsom Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as longsum

Descendants of *langaz
hedling hedlong heedling hevedlynge lang langsum lengen lengthe lenten lenthe loncsumnesse long longere longsom