steem etymology

Middle English word steem comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwey-, Proto-Germanic *stebnō (Sound. Voice.), Proto-Germanic *stamnijō (Sound. Voice.)

Detailed word origin of steem

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*dʰwey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*stebnō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sound. Voice.
*stamnijō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sound. Voice.
*dheubh- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*staubaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
stefn Old English (ang) Stem Voice.
*staubmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*staumaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Steam, vapour.
stēam Old English (ang)
stevin Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as steem

Descendants of *dʰwey-
at do da daffe ded deed deien dere dereling derth derþe dethlich dethliknesse deyen deȝen dier doust dun dun- dune dure dust dwinen halfdede overdeed
Descendants of *stebnō
steaven stefne stem stemme stemne stempne steven stevin stewin