payle etymology

Middle English word payle comes from Proto-Indo-European *bak-, Proto-Germanic *-ilaz (Agent suffix Diminutive suffix.)

Detailed word origin of payle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bak- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-ilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Agent suffix Diminutive suffix.
*pag- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*pagilaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A half pint. Peg, rake.
pæġel Old English (ang)
payle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as payle

Descendants of *bak-
bec pegge
Descendants of *-ilaz
-el -ling -ul darlyng dereling derling fikel frankelein gesling gosling jombren jumbelen jumbren jumpen jumpren starling sterlinge sterlynge thimbil thimel thimle werpling wimpel