scavage etymology

Middle English word scavage comes from Old English sceawian (To look at, examine, scrutinize.), Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewh₁-, Old French *scavage

Detailed word origin of scavage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sceawian Old English (ang) To look at, examine, scrutinize.
*(s)kewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*scavage Old French (fro)
*skawwōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To look, see, watch.
sċēawian Old English (ang)
scauwōn Old Dutch (odt)
sċēawung Old English (ang)
schewing Middle English (enm)
escauvinghe Old French (fro)
escauwage Old French (fro)
escavage Anglo-Norman (xno)
schewage Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as scavage

Descendants of sceawian
foreschewen schawen schevage schewage schewen schewing shewing
Descendants of *(s)kewh₁-
scewing scheawen scheawing schene schowen shene shone umbsheuen ȝesceawen