noght etymology

Middle English word noght comes from Old English wiht (Creature, person, thing, being Weight.), Old English ne (Not.), Old English nā, Hittite e-grade, Proto-Indo-European *négʷts, Proto-Indo-European *nékʷt-, nókʷt-, Proto-Indo-European *negʷ-, Proto-Indo-European *nógʷts, Old English nōwiht, Old English ǣfre, Old English nāwiht, Old English āwiht, Old English ōwiht

Detailed word origin of noght

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wiht Old English (ang) Creature, person, thing, being Weight.
ne Old English (ang) Not.
Old English (ang)
e-grade Hittite (hit)
*négʷts Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*nékʷt-, nókʷt- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*negʷ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*nógʷts Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
nōwiht Old English (ang)
ǣfre Old English (ang)
nāwiht Old English (ang)
āwiht Old English (ang)
ōwiht Old English (ang)
*nókʷts Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Night (or possibly 'evening').
*nahts Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Night.
niht Old English (ang) Darkness.. Day, when computing spans of time.. Night, particularly:. The time between sunset and sundown.
*noth Old English (ang)
noȝt Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as noght

Descendants of wiht
aught eight naht nat naught night niȝt niȝteschode not nyght ought wat weght weight weiȝte wight wiȝt
Descendants of ne
na namo nan ne nillen no noen nolde non none nonechenche noneschench nonshench noo noon nothyng
Descendants of e-grade
nihtlic nihtlonges niȝtegale niȝtingale nyȝtly
Descendants of *négʷts
nihtlonge
Descendants of *negʷ-
naked naken nakenen nakit
Descendants of nōwiht
noȝt
Descendants of ǣfre
evere