skathen etymology

Middle English word skathen comes from Old English sceaþian (To injure.), Old Norse skaða, Proto-Indo-European *(s)keh₁t-, Old English scaþan

Detailed word origin of skathen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sceaþian Old English (ang) To injure.
skaða Old Norse (non)
*(s)keh₁t- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
scaþan Old English (ang)
*skh₁tH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*skaþjaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To injure; hurt. To mar; damage.
sċeþþan Old English (ang)
skathen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as skathen

Descendants of sceaþian
scathen skathand