sweete etymology

Middle English word sweete comes from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂d-, Proto-Indo-European - -us, Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂dus, and later Proto-Indo-European *swéh₂dus (Sweet.)

Detailed word origin of sweete

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sweh₂d- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to taste
- -us Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sweh₂dus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*swéh₂dus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Sweet.
*swōtuz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sweet.
swēte Old English (ang)
sweete Middle English (enm) Sweet.

Words with the same origin as sweete

Descendants of *sweh₂d-
aswagen suasion swete swetely swetly swetnes swoote swēten
Descendants of - -us
aboumbren anger flaterye flet greef gref levain merie mirie murie murȝe myrie obnubilous occupacioun offenden offren offrien omisen omitten thikke thiknesse