shipwright etymology

Middle English word shipwright comes from Old English wyrhta (Wright, artist, labourer; creator, maker.), Old English scip (Ship.), Old English sċip

Detailed word origin of shipwright

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wyrhta Old English (ang) Wright, artist, labourer; creator, maker.
scip Old English (ang) Ship.
sċip Old English (ang)
sċipwyrhta Old English (ang)
scipwyrhta Old English (ang) A shipwright.
ship-wriȝth Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as shipwright

Descendants of wyrhta
schipwricht wrighte wriȝte wruhte wurhte
Descendants of scip
schip schup schyplord ship ship-wriȝth shippere shippwright