scharn etymology

Middle English word scharn comes from Latin crescendum, Proto-Indo-European - r̥, Proto-Indo-European *sekH-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱer-, and later Proto-Indo-European *sóḱr̥ (Dung, excrement.)

Detailed word origin of scharn

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crescendum Latin (lat)
- r̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sekH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ḱer- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
sincerus Latin (lat) Clean, pure, sound.. Genuine, sincere.. Real, natural.. Uninjured, whole.
*sóḱr̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Dung, excrement.
*skarną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Filth, dung.
scearn Old English (ang)
sċearn Old English (ang)
scharn Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as scharn

Descendants of - r̥
bourne burn burne fether feþer fige fike fiken fygge fyken
Descendants of *(s)ḱer-
ermin ermyn