shene etymology

Middle English word shene comes from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱoun-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱown-, Proto-Indo-European *skownis, and later Proto-Germanic *skauniz (Beautiful, shining.)

Detailed word origin of shene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)kewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ḱoun- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) quick, dashing, beautiful
*(s)ḱown- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skownis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skauniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Beautiful, shining.
sċīene Old English (ang)
sciene Old English (ang) Beautiful, fair, bright. Bright, brilliant, light, shining.
schene Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as shene

Descendants of *(s)kewh₁-
foreschewen scavage scewing schawen scheawen scheawing schene schevage schewage schewen schewing schowen shewing shone umbsheuen ȝesceawen