maide etymology

Middle English word maide comes from Proto-Indo-European *mogʷʰótis, Proto-Indo-European *maghu-, Proto-Indo-European *magʰ(u)-, and later Proto-Germanic *magaþs (Maiden, girl. Virgin.)

Detailed word origin of maide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mogʷʰótis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) girl
*maghu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) fellow, bachelor, unmarried, fellow, bachelor
*magʰ(u)- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mogʷʰotīnom Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*magadīną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*magaþs Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Maiden, girl. Virgin.
mægden Old English (ang) Girl, young unmarried woman.
mæġeþ Old English (ang)
mæið Middle English (enm)
maiden English (eng) (cricket) Being an over in which no runs are scored.. (figuratively) Being a first occurrence or event.. (of a female, human or animal) Without offspring.. (of a fortress) Never having been captured or violated.. (of a tree) Grown from seed and never pruned. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.. Like or befitting a (young, unmarried) maiden.. Virgin. (Wicca). (cricket) A [...]
mayde Middle English (enm) Young woman.

Words with the same origin as maide

Descendants of *mogʷʰótis
maidhede maidhod maið mayde maȝdenhad maȝþ meiden meithhad meið mæið
Descendants of *maghu-