lyften etymology

Middle English word lyften comes from Proto-Indo-European *lew-

Detailed word origin of lyften

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
*lewbʰ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to peel, break off, damage, love
*luftuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Air. Atmosphere. Roof. Roof of the earth, firmament; heavens, sky.
*luftijaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To air; put or raise into the air; raise aloft; elevate; lift.
lypta Old Norse (non)
liften Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as lyften

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