shone etymology

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

Detailed word origin of shone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)kewh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ḱoun- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ḱown- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skauniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Beautiful, shining.
scēone Old English (ang)
shone Middle English (enm) Beautiful, glorious, excellent, resplendent, noble.

Words with the same origin as shone

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