sluse etymology

Middle English word sluse comes from Italian s-, Italian chiudere ((transitive) to close, shut.), Proto-Italic *klaudō (Close.)

Detailed word origin of sluse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
s- Italian (ita) Reduced form of dis-.. Used as an intensifier.. Used in a privative sense: a-, de-, un-.. Used to derive verbs from a noun, adjective or verb.. Used to express a pejorative sense.. Used to form verbs that have a sense of undoing an action: de-, dis-, un-.. Used to form verbs with a sense of exit, separation: dis-, ex-, trans-.. Used to form words that have an opposing sense: un-, in-.
chiudere Italian (ita) (transitive) to close, shut.
*klaudō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Close.
claudere Latin (lat)
exclusus Latin (lat)
sclusa Latin (lat)
exclusa Late Latin (LL)
escluse Old French (fro) Sluice.
escluse Anglo-Norman (xno)
scluse Middle English (enm)
sluse Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as sluse

Descendants of s-
Descendants of *klaudō
biclusen clause closet cloystre enclos