pose etymology

Middle English word pose comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰew-, and later Old English geposu (A head cold; catarrh.)

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Detailed word origin of pose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pusjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*pusą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
ġepos Old English (ang)
ġeposu Old English (ang)
geposu Old English (ang) A head cold; catarrh.
pose Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as pose

Descendants of *bʰew-
abaten bataille beel beem been beknien bele bemen beten bilden bill boce bocher bosten botle boton bouk boye buket buten butten embatailen poll polle polwygle