warmth etymology

Middle English word warmth comes from Proto-Germanic *warmaz (Warm (having a higher temperature than usual).), English -th, English warm, Proto-Germanic - iþō

Detailed word origin of warmth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*warmaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Warm (having a higher temperature than usual).
-th English (eng) (no longer productive) Forming nouns from adjectives.. (no longer productive) Forming nouns from verbs of action. Used to form the ordinal numeral when the final term of the spelled number is not “first”, “second”, or “third”. (archaic) A variant of -eth, used to form the archaic third-person singular indicative present tense of verbs.
warm English (eng) (archaic) Ardent, zealous.. (archaic) Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances; rich.. (archaic) Requiring arduous effort.. (figurative) Communicating a sense of comfort, ease, or pleasantness. Caring and friendly, of relations to another person.. Close, often used in the context of a game in which "warm" and "cold" are used to indicate nearness to the goal.. Having a color in [...]
- iþō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*warmiþō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Warmth.
*wiermþ Old English (ang)
*wiermþu Old English (ang)
warmth Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as warmth

Descendants of *warmaz
warm wearmth werm wermthe worm
Descendants of -th
derth derþe reowthe reuthe rewthe ruthe youhthe youthe ȝeoȝuthe ȝewethe ȝouthe ȝuwethe ȝuȝethe
Descendants of - iþō
bitreuthien depthe filth heelthe hountee lengthe lenthe merthe strengthe strenthe streynthe strynthe thefte theofthe thiefthe thufthe treuthe treuwethe trewthe wraththe wreththe