shoo etymology

Middle English word shoo comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoy-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱew-, Proto-Indo-European *(s)keu-, and later Proto-Germanic *hijō (She;.)

Detailed word origin of shoo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱoy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)ḱew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to heed, look, feel, take note of, to bend, arch, bow
*(s)keu- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to cover, conceal, sky, cloud, to cover
*hijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) She;.
*skewk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skeuk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hīo Old English (ang)
*skōhaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Shoe.
sċōh Old English (ang)
scoh Old English (ang) Shoe.
shoo Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as shoo

Descendants of *ḱoy-
a civil eme halloo halow hamely hamme heer henne heonenen her-for here hewe hidir hire hiren hit hither hom homly homstal hoo hyo sche ȝho
Descendants of *(s)ḱew-
bachous bihīden eschewen firhous gest hous hipe hippe hoderen houslek hude huden husbonde huswif hyden schawen schevage schewage schewen shoen shon ski somer-hous whucce winter-hous
Descendants of *(s)keu-
hide hyde shod ske skie sky