louten etymology

Middle English word louten comes from Proto-Indo-European *lewd-, and later Proto-Germanic *lūtaną (To bow down, lout.)

Detailed word origin of louten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*lewd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*lūtaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To bow down, lout.
lūtan Old English (ang)
lutan Old English (ang) To lout, bow, bend forward, stoop.
louten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as louten

Descendants of *lewd-
lit lite litel loten lotien lut lutil lyt lyte lytel