selle etymology

Middle English word selle comes from Proto-Indo-European *ser-, Old Latin olle, Latin cilium ((Medieval Latin) eyelash. (anatomy) eyelid.), Latin sella (Saddle. Seat, chair. Sedan chair. Stool.), Proto-Indo-European *ḱelnā

Detailed word origin of selle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ser- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to flow, run, watch over, protect, to bind, put together, to flow, stream, flow, stream, to watch over, protect, to put in line, in sequence, to tie, to assemble, to arrange, tack, tie, unite
olle Old Latin (itc-ola)
cilium Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) eyelash. (anatomy) eyelid.
sella Latin (lat) Saddle. Seat, chair. Sedan chair. Stool.
*ḱelnā Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sēl- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to calm, quiet, be favourable
ille Latin (lat) That, those, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) not close to the speaker, in contrast to hic, meaning this. "That (renowned person)" (used to cast the referent in a positive light).. "That" (referring to a person or thing away from both speaker and listener); he, she, it (Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin) The; used as a definite article.
cil Old French (fro)
*sulī Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Balk; bar; threshold; sill.
syll Old English (ang)
sele Old French (fro) Saddle (equipment used on a horse).
cella Latin (lat) A small room, a hut, barn, granary. The part of a temple where the image of a god stood; altar, sanctuary, shrine, pantry.
*cella Old English (ang)
celle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as selle

Descendants of *ser-
Sol exil sark seely sele seli sely serjaunt serjent servise sille sinne solar soort sorte sothern sulle sutherne swelen swellen swelȝen swolowen swolwen synne sēlī
Descendants of olle
celle