sille etymology

Middle English word sille comes from Proto-Indo-European *ser-, Latin ille, Old French cil, Proto-Indo-European *ḱelnā, and later Proto-Germanic *sulī (Balk; bar; threshold; sill.)

Detailed word origin of sille

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ser- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ille Latin (lat) That, those, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) not close to the speaker, in contrast to hic, meaning this. "That (renowned person)" (used to cast the referent in a positive light).. "That" (referring to a person or thing away from both speaker and listener); he, she, it (Medieval Latin, Vulgar Latin) The; used as a definite article.
cil Old French (fro)
*ḱelnā Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sēl- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sulī Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Balk; bar; threshold; sill.
sele Old French (fro) Saddle (equipment used on a horse).
syll Old English (ang)
cella Latin (lat) A small room, a hut, barn, granary. The part of a temple where the image of a god stood; altar, sanctuary, shrine, pantry.
*cella Old English (ang)
sulle Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as sille

Descendants of *ser-
Sol exil sark seely sele seli sely serjaunt serjent servise sinne solar soort sorte sothern sulle sutherne swelen swellen swelȝen swolowen swolwen synne sēlī
Descendants of ille
celle selle