serchen etymology

Middle English word serchen comes from Proto-Indo-European *sker-, Ancient Greek κίρκος, Proto-Indo-European *kor, and later Old French cercer ((Early Anglo-Norman).)

Detailed word origin of serchen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) cut, to turn, bend, to bend, turn, shear, to twist, bend, dung, manure
κίρκος Ancient Greek (grc)
*kor Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
circus Latin (lat) A circular line or orbit; circle, ring. A racecourse or space where games are held, especially one that is round. The spectators in a circus; a circus.
circum Latin (lat) About, around, near. Nearby, at, in the neighbourhood of. Through, among, to About, around. In a circle, all around, on both sides.
circō Late Latin (LL)
circo Late Latin (LL)
cercer Old French (fro) (Early Anglo-Norman).
sercher Anglo-Norman (xno)
serchen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as serchen

Descendants of *sker-
asaumple aventayle deciden declinen deriven despect example frokke harien harwen her herberge herberwe heretoȝe herien herth herȝen hire horien hær reʒel rop rowne seuer sucuren
Descendants of κίρκος
asearch circuit