schawen etymology

Middle English word schawen comes from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kew-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewh₁-, and later Proto-Germanic *skawwōną (To look, see, watch.)

Detailed word origin of schawen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)kew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to hide, wrap up, conceal
*(s)kewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skawwōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To look, see, watch.
scēawian Old English (ang)
sceawian Old English (ang) To look at, examine, scrutinize.
sċēawian Old English (ang)
schewen Middle English (enm) To show (bring to the attention of others).

Words with the same origin as schawen

Descendants of *(s)kew-
bachous bakhous bihīden firhous fyrehows gest hous hide hip hipe hippe hoderen hosen hous housbonde hude huden hus shod shon shoo ske ski skie whucce winter-hous
Descendants of *(s)kewh₁-
foreschewen scavage scewing scheawen scheawing schene schevage schewage schewen schewing schowen shene shewing shone umbsheuen ȝesceawen