scheawen etymology

Middle English word scheawen 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 scheawen

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

Words with the same origin as scheawen

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 schawen scheawing schene schevage schewage schewen schewing schowen shene shewing shone umbsheuen ȝesceawen